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

「東都名所 高輪之図」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1839–42 (Tenpô 10–13)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #68.8, pls. 618-619; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 244, horizontal ôban #62.09; Matsuki 1939, #63

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 22 x 34.5 cm (8 11/16 x 13 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.9750

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 21.9750, 21.9751

No publisher’s mark on this impression.

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

No censor's seal

Provenance

Formerly in the collection of 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