Twilight Snow at Asuka Hill (Asukayama no bosetsu), from the series Eight Views in the Environs of Edo (Edo kinkô hakkei no uchi)

「江戸近郊八景 飛鳥山暮雪」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1837–38 (Tenpô 8–9)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Sanoya Kihei (Kikakudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Chiba Mus., Ukiyo-e bi no kiwami (Baur coll. exh. cat., 2001), #175; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 247, horizontal ôban #06.2

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 25.6 x 37.7 cm (10 1/16 x 14 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.5229

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 21.5229, 21.5231, 21.5232

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

August 1919, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frederick W. Gookin; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection