Twilight Snow at Asakusa (Asakusa no bosetsu), from the series Eight Views of the Eastern Capital (Tôto hakkei)

「東都八景 浅艸の暮雪」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1845–46 (Kôka 2–3)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Fujiokaya Hikotarô (Shôgendô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 236, horizontal chûban #25.1; Tanba 1965, #228

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 15.3 x 22.5 cm (6 x 8 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

06.654

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.654, 21.9062, 54.391

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censor's seal: Hama
No blockcutter's mark
改印:浜
彫師:なし

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection