No. 54, Ôtsu: View of Lake and Town of Ôtsu from Kannon Hall of Mii Temple (Ôtsu, Miidera Kannondô yori Ôtsu no machi kosui chôbô), from the series Famous Sights of the Fifty-three Stations (Gojûsan tsugi meisho zue), a.k.a. the Vertical Tôkaidô

「五十三次名所図会 五十四 大津 三井寺観音堂より大津の町湖水眺望」

Japanese
Edo period
1855 (Ansei 2), 8th month
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Tsutaya Kichizô (Kôeidô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 252, ôban #24.54

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 35 x 23.4 cm (13 3/4 x 9 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.5292

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.16809, 11.30304, 21.5292

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu
広重筆

Markings

Censor's seals: aratame, Hare 8
No blockcutter's mark
改印:改、卯八
彫師:なし

Provenance

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.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection