View of Ochanomizu (Ochanomizu no zu), from the series Famous Places in the Eastern Capital (Tôto meisho)

「東都名所 御茶之水之図」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1832–39 (Tenpô 3–10)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #51.6, pls. 480-481; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 244, horizontal ôban #64.02; Matsuki 1939, #13

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 21.8 x 34 cm (8 9/16 x 13 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

06.1509

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.1509, 11.24931, 20.62

Title, censor’s seal, and publisher’s mark in right margin, cut off of this impression.
There are two editions of this series, a first edition from the 1830s and a reprint edition with censorship seals of the 1840s.

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censor's seal: (kiwame; in lower right margin, cut off of this impression)
改印:(極)

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection