Theaters in Nichômachi (Nichômachi shibai no zu), from the series Famous Places in the Eastern Capital (Tôto meisho)

「東都名所 二丁目芝居ノ図」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1832–38 (Tenpô 3–9)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Sanoya Kihei (Kikakudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #51.24, pl. 498; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 244, horizontal ôban #66.17; Matsuki 1939, #12

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 24.4 x 36.8 cm (9 5/8 x 14 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

21.9877

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.909, 11.2135, 11.17228, 11.26203, 20.71, 21.9877

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

January 1914, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection