View to the North from Asuka Hill (Asukayama kita no chôbô), from the series One Hundred Famous Views of Edo (Meisho Edo hyakkei)

「名所江戸百景 飛鳥山北の眺望」

Japanese
Edo period
1856 (Ansei 3), 5th month
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Uoya Eikichi (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #12.8, pls. 135-137; Smith & Poster, 100 Views (1986), #17; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 250, vertical ôban #62.8

Dimensions

Vertical oban; 35.9 x 22.9 cm (14 1/8 x 9 in.)

Accession Number

52.1426

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

No. 017 (spring section) on the title page for the series.

MFA impressions: 11.17071, 11.45646, 21.9449, 52.1426

Signed

Hiroshige ga

広重画

Markings

Censor's seals: aratame, Dragon 5
No blockcutter's mark

改印:改、辰五
彫師:なし

Provenance

1952, gift of Dr. G.S. Amsden to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 9, 1952)

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. G. S. Amsden