Ushimachi in the Takanawa District (Takanawa Ushimachi), from the series One Hundred Famous Views of Edo (Meisho Edo hyakkei)

「名所江戸百景 高輪(たかなわ)うしまち」

Japanese
Edo period
1857 (Ansei 4), 4th month
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Uoya Eikichi (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #12.70, pl. 262, 263; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 250, vertical ôban #62.069

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36 x 24 cm (14 3/16 x 9 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.9481

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

No. 081 (fall section) on the title page for the series.

MFA impressions: 06.634, 11.17069, 11.35824, 11.36876.55, 11.45635, 21.9481, 21.9482
秋の部。高輪泉岳寺(せんがくじ)近くの車町は、牛車で荷を運ぶ牛持人足が住したことから俗称を牛町といった。図は牛車を通して沖合いの御台場を望む。車輪とほぼ平行して描かれた虹の曲線が印象的である。 – 藤澤紫K

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censor's seals: aratame, Snake 4
No blockcutter's mark
改印:改、巳四
彫師:なし

Provenance

July 1912, 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