Cherry Blossoms in Full Bloom at Goten-yama (Goten-yama hanazakari), from the series Famous Places in the Eastern Capital (Tôto meisho)

「東都名所 御殿山花盛」

Japanese
Edo period
1850s
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Izumiya Ichibei (Kansendô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #?, pl. 855; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 244, horizontal ôban #60.4; first edition: Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #50.3, pls. 528-529

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 23.1 x 36 cm (9 1/16 x 14 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

54.403

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 21.9796, 54.403

From a reprint edition, with altered title, of a series originally called Edo meisho no uchi, published around 1832-34.

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Provenance

1954, by exchange from Worcester Art Museum to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 8, 1954)

Credit Line

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston—Worcester Art Museum exchange, made possible through the Special Korean Pottery Fund, Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution, and Smithsonian Institution—Chinese Expedition, 1923–24