Year-end Fair at Kinryûzan Temple in Asakusa (Asakusa Kinryûzan toshi no ichi), from the series Famous Places in the Eastern Capital (Tôto meisho)

「東都名所 浅草金龍山年ノ市」

Japanese
Edo period
1856 (Ansei 3), 9th month
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Sanoya Kihei (Kikakudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #55.1, pls. 761-762; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 244, horizontal ôban #65.3; Tanba 1965, #230; Matsuki 1939, #53

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 21 x 33.9 cm (8 1/4 x 13 1/3 in.)

Accession Number

06.784

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.784, 21.9907

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censor's seals: (aratame, Dragon 9; cut off of this impression)
No blockcutter's mark
改印:改、辰九
彫師:なし

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection