Kinryûzan Temple at Asakusa (Asakusa Kinryûzan), from the series Famous Places in the Eastern Capital (Tôto meisho)

「東都名所 浅草金龍山」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1840–42 (Tenpô 11–13)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Nunokichi (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #70.1, pl. 642; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 244, horizontal ôban #68.01; Matsuki 1939, #73

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 23.4 x 37.6 cm (9 3/16 x 14 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.9781

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.591, 11.1996, 21.9781, 2016.1371

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

No censor's seal
No blockcutter's mark
改印:なし
彫師:なし

Provenance

May 1915, 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