Ueno Yamashita (Ueno Yamashita), from the series One Hundred Famous Views of Edo (Meisho Edo hyakkei)

「名所江戸百景 上野山した」

Japanese
Edo period
1858 (Ansei 5), 10th month
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Or Utagawa Hiroshige II (Shigenobu) (Japanese, 1826–1869), Publisher Uoya Eikichi (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #12.17, pl. 152; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 250, vertical ôban #62.015

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36 x 24.8 cm (14 3/16 x 9 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.9446

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

No. 012 (spring section) on the title page for the series. This print is one of three in the series sometimes attributed to Hiroshige II because they were published in the month following the death of Hiroshige I.

MFA impressions: 11.16744, 11.35842, 11.36876.11, 21.9446
春の部。山下は上野広小路の東の火除け地の俗称で、その入口にあった紫蘇飯(しそめし)を出す伊勢屋の店先と、蛇の目傘を差す花見の一行を描く。広重没後の改印があるため二代広重の作とする説もある。 – 藤澤紫K

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censor's seal: Horse 10
No blockcutter's mark
改印:午十
彫師:なし

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