Nippori, from the series Famous Places in the Eastern Capital (Tôto meisho)

「東都名所 日暮里」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1835–38 (Tenpô 6–9)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #55.12, pls. 775-776; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 244, horizontal ôban #65.12; Matsuki 1939, #32

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 21.9 x 34.6 cm (8 5/8 x 13 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.9904

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.26206, 21.9904

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

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