Cherry-blossom Viewing at Asuka Hill (Asukayama hanami no zu), from the series Famous Places in Edo (Edo meisho)

「江戸名所 飛鳥山花見の図」

Japanese
Edo period
1853 (Kaei 6), 8th month
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Yamadaya Shôjirô (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #84.5, pl. 866; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 247, horizontal ôban #19.05

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 21.7 x 34.2 cm (8 9/16 x 13 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.9993

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 21.9993, 2015.3263

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censors' seals: Kinugasa, Murata, Ox 8
No blockcutter's mark
改印:衣笠、村田、丑八
彫師:なし

Provenance

Formerly in the collection of 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