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 浅草金竜山年ノ市」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1835–38 (Tenpô 6–9)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #55.2, pl. 763; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 244, horizontal ôban #65.2; Tanba 1965, #227; Matsuki 1939, #52

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 21.7 x 34.3 cm (8 9/16 x 13 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

21.9896

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.545, 11.24938, 20.79, 21.9896, 21.9897, 51.21

Title and publisher’s mark cut off of this impression.

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Provenance

August 1919, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frederick W. Gookin; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection