Mount Atago in Shiba (Shiba Atagoyama), from the series Famous Places in Edo (Edo meisho)

「江戸名所 芝愛宕山」

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #79.10, pl. 816; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 247, horizontal ôban #09.12; Matsuki 1939, #200

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 23 x 35.4 cm (9 1/16 x 13 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.9941

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

The impression illustrated in Sakai is dated 1843-47 because it has the censor’s seal “Tanaka” above the publisher’s mark in the lower right margin. This impression, however, does not have the seal and so has been assigned the date of 1840-42 that Sakai gives for other prints in the series.

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

No censor's seal
No blockcutter's mark

Provenance

May 1917, 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