Thriving Business in Saruwaka-machi (Saruwaka-machi hanjô no zu), from the series Famous Places in Edo (Edo meisho)

「江戸名所 猿若町繁昌の図」

Japanese
Edo period
1847–52 (Kôka 4–Kaei 5)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Fujiokaya Keijirô (Shôrindô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #60.6, pls. 703-704; Edo-Tokyo Museum, Edo kabuki (1995), #5-9; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 247, horizontal ôban #14.06; Matsuki 1939, #184

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 25.1 x 36.6 cm (9 7/8 x 14 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.10046

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.2300, 21.10045, 21.10046, 54.412

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censors' seals: Muramatsu, Yoshimura
No blockcutter's mark
改印:村松、吉村
彫師:なし

Provenance

May 1917, 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