Asakusa River and Distant View of Kinryûzan Temple (Asakusagawa Kinryûzan enbô), from the series Famous Places in Edo (Edo meisho)

「江戸名所 浅草川金竜山遠望」

Japanese
Edo period
1852 (Kaei 5), 3rd month
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Wakasaya Yoichi (Jakurindô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 241, chûtanzaku #01.01; Forrer 1997, #12; Matsuki 1939, #632

Dimensions

Chûtanzaku; 37.2 x 12.9 cm (14 5/8 x 5 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.7042

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censors' seals: Mera, Watanabe, Rat 3
No blockcutter's mark
改印:米良、渡辺、子三
彫師:なし

Provenance

December 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Yamanaka & Co.; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection