Cherry-blossom Viewing at Asuka HIll (Asukayama hanami no zu), from the series Famous Places in Edo (Edo meisho no uchi)
Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #63.2, pls. 748-749; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 246, horizontal ôban #22.02; Tanba 1965, #252; Matsuki 1939, #161
Horizontal ôban; 25 x 37 cm (9 13/16 x 14 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Not On View
Sakai illustrates an earlier edition, dated around 1839-42, and this second edition, dated by the censor’s seal to 1843-47.
Censor's seal: Tanaka
No blockcutter'a mark
May 1917, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.
William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection