NIght Rain at Akasaka Kiribatake (Akasaka Kiribatake uchû yûkei), from the series One Hundred Famous Views of Edo (Meisho Edo hyakkei)
Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #12.3, pl. 125; Smith & Poster, 100 Views (1986), p. 12, fig. 1; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 250, vertical ôban #62.3.2
Vertical ôban; 36.3 x 23.1 cm (14 5/16 x 9 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Not On View
This design was added to the series after the death of Hiroshige I in 1858, apparently as a substitute for his design of 1856 depicting Akasaka Kiribatake.
MFA impressions: 11.26352, 21.10427
Nisei Hiroshige ga
Censor's seal: Goat 4 aratame
No blockcutter's mark
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.
William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection