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 1835–38 (Tenpô 6–9)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Sanoya Kihei (Kikakudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #55.11, pl. 774; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 244, horizontal ôban #65.11; Matsuki 1939, #42

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 24.6 x 37.2 cm (9 11/16 x 14 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.9901

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.2173, 11.24926 , 21.9901

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

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