Evening View of Takanawa (Takanawa no yûkei), from the series Famous Places in the Eastern Capital (Tôto meisho)

「東都名所 高輪之夕景」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1832–38 (Tenpô 3–9)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Sanoya Kihei (Kikakudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #51.21, pl. 495; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 244, horizontal ôban #66.14; Tanba 1965, #187; Matsuki 1939, #19

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 24.4 x 37.5 cm (9 5/8 x 14 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

20.68

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.2070, 11.26198, 11.26199, 11.39269, 20.68, 21.9871

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

1920, gift of Henry Adams (b. 1838 - d. 1919) to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 22, 1920)

Credit Line

Gift of Adams Collection