Visiting the Fudô Temple in Megoro (Meguro Fudô môde), from the series Famous Places in Edo (Kôto meisho)

「江都名所 目黒不動詣」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1832–34 (Tenpô 3–5)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Sanoya Kihei (Kikakudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #49.9, pl. 461; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 247, horizontal ôban #11.14; Tanba 1965, #28; Matsuki 1939, #132

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 24.9 x 37.8 cm (9 13/16 x 14 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.8901

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.39196, 20.40, 21.8901

All three MFA impressions appear to be from the first edition of 1832-34 rather than the later edition of 1839-42 (Sakai pl. 474).

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