View of the Hongô District (Hongô no kei), from the series Famous Places in Edo (Edo meisho)

「江戸名所 本郷之景」

Japanese
Edo period
1854 (Ansei 1), 4th month
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Yamadaya Shôjirô (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #84.39, pl. 912; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 246, horizontal ôban #19.37

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 24 x 35.7 cm (9 7/16 x 14 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.10012

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.1091, 21.10012

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censor's seals: aratame, Tiger 4
No blockcutter's mark
改印:改、寅四
彫師:なし

Provenance

May 1917, 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