Zôjô-ji Temple in Shiba (Shiba Zôjô-ji), from the series Famous Places in the Eastern Capital (Tôto meisho)

「東都名所 芝増上寺」

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #55.9, pls. 771-772; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 244, horizontal ôban #65.09; Matsuki 1939, #57

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 24.4 x 37.2 cm (9 5/8 x 14 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.9903

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.907, 11.24929, 21.9903

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

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