Wisteria at Kameido (Kameido Tenjin fuji [no] hana), from the series Famous Places in the Eastern Capital (Tôto meisho)

「東都名所 亀戸藤花」

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #55.6, pl. 768; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 244, horizontal ôban #65.06; Matsuki 1939, #37

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 24.5 x 37.1 cm (9 5/8 x 14 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.9895

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 21.9895, 54.399

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

No censor's seal

Provenance

November 1912, 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