True View of Zôjô-ji Temple in Shiba, from the harimaze series Famous Views of the Eastern Capital (Tôto meisho)

「東都名所 芝増上寺真景」 (張交)

Japanese
Edo period
about 1843–44 (Tenpô 14–Kôka 1)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 251, vertical ôban #49.2; Tanba 1965, #462 (uncut sheet); Matsuki 1939, #576 (uncut sheet)

Dimensions

Harimaze, cut from vertical ôban sheet; 18 x 17.2 cm (7 1/16 x 6 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.8836

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

From a series of five sheets with three small designs each, for a total of fifteen views. On this sheet: 21.7096 (Asukayama), 21.8836 (Shiba Zôjô-ji), 21.8837 (Sumidagawa).

Signed

Unsigned
無款

Markings

No censor's seal
No blockcutter's mark

Provenance

February 1916, 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