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）
about 1843–44 (Tenpô 14–Kôka 1)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858)
Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 251, vertical ôban #49.2; Tanba 1965, #462 (uncut sheet); Matsuki 1939, #576 (uncut sheet)
Harimaze, cut from vertical ôban sheet; 18 x 17.2 cm (7 1/16 x 6 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Not On View
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).
No censor's seal
No blockcutter's mark
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.
William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection