Hongan-ji Temple at Asakusa in Edo (Tôto Asakusa hongan-ji), from the series Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji (Fugaku sanjûrokkei)

「富嶽三十六景 東都浅草本願寺」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1830–31 (Tenpô 1–2)
Artist Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, 1760–1849), Publisher Nishimuraya Yohachi (Eijudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 16 (1981), p. 229, horizontal ôban #18.04

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 25.2 x 37.2 cm (9 15/16 x 14 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

54.231

Medium or Technique

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

Out on Loan

On display at Bologna Museo Civico Archeologico, October 12, 2018 – March 3, 2019

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.810, 11.17626, 21.6779, 54.231

Signed

Saki no Hokusai Iitsu hitsu
前北斎為一筆

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

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