Dyers' Quarter, Kanda (Kanda Kon'ya-chô), from the series One Hundred Famous Views of Edo (Meisho Edo hyakkei)

「名所江戸百景 神田紺屋町」

Japanese
Edo period
1857 (Ansei 4), 11th month
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Uoya Eikichi (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #12.37, pl. 194; Smith & Poster, 100 Views (1986), #75; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 250, vertical ôban #62.35

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 35.8 x 24.3 cm (14 1/8 x 9 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.9479

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

No. 075 (fall section) on the title page for the series.

MFA impressions: 11.16898, 11.35825, 11.36876.50, 21.9478, 21.9479
秋の部。商いの中心地日本橋に近い神田には職人町が形成され、神田紺屋町には染物職人が多く住した。図は、紺屋の干し場から町筋の方向を望む。画中の染物には、板元名魚屋の「魚」と、広重の「ヒ」「ロ」が意匠化されている。 – 藤澤紫K

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censor's seals: aratame, Snake 11
No blockcutter's mark
改印:改、巳十一
彫師:なし

Provenance

November 1912, 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.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection