Open Garden at Fukagawa Hachiman Shrine (Fukagawa Hachiman yamabiraki), from the series One Hundred Famous Views of Edo (Meisho Edo hyakkei)

「名所江戸百景 深川八まん山ひらき」

Japanese
Edo period
1857 (Ansei 4), 8th month
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Uoya Eikichi (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #12.94, pl. 318, 319, 320; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 250, vertical ôban #62.093

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 35.9 x 24.4 cm (14 1/8 x 9 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.9472

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

No. 068 (summer section) on the title page for the series.

MFA impressions: 11.16701, 11.35835, 11.36876.45, 21.9472, 52.1422
夏の部。深川富岡八幡宮に隣接する別当寺、永代寺には、桜や楓、富士塚もあり美しい眺めであった。毎年弘法大師の命日3月21日から28(一説に4月15)日まで庭園を公開した。題名はこれと富士塚の山開きをかけたもの。 – 藤澤紫K

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censor's seals: aratame, Snake 8
No blockcutter's mark
改印:改、巳八
彫師:なし

Provenance

February 1916, 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