Yamashiro Province: Arashiyama and the Togetsu Bridge (Yamashiro Arashiyama Togetsukyô), from the series Famous Places in the Sixty-odd Provinces [of Japan] ([Dai Nihon] Rokujûyoshû meisho zue)

「六十余州名所図絵 山城 あらし山渡月橋」

Japanese
Edo period
1853 (Kaei 6), 7th month
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Koshimuraya Heisuke (Koshihei) (Japanese), Blockcutter Yokokawa Takejirô (Hori Take)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 249, ôban #64.67

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36 x 23.6 cm (14 3/16 x 9 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.9518

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

No. 1 (Gokinai group) on the title page for the series.

MFA impressions: 06.823.1, *11.17108 (deaccessioned in 2012), 11.26219, 21.9518

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu
広重筆

Markings

Censors' seals: Mera, Watanabe, Ox 7
Blockcutter's mark: Hori Take
改印:米良、渡辺、丑七
彫師:彫竹

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