Panoramic View from Asuka Hill (Asukayama chôbô), First Performance of the Day in Saruwaka-machi (Saruwaka-machi bandachi), On the Embankment at Koganei (Koganei tsutsumi), from the series Cutout Pictures of Famous Places in Edo (Edo meisho harimaze zue)

「江戸名所張交図会」「飛鳥山眺望」「猿若町番立」「小金井堤」

Japanese
Edo period
1857 (Ansei 4), 7th month
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Yamadaya Shôjirô (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), pls. 108 (uncut sheet, color, gray background) and 109 (uncut sheet, color, blue background; blue version not illustrated); Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 253, ôban #08.02; Matsuki 1939, #587 (uncut sheet)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban (harimaze); 35.6 x 24.7 cm (14 x 9 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.54.10

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Sheet of three pictures showing Asukayama (T), Saruwaka-machi (BR), Koganei (BL).

MFA impressions: 21.8850 (Asuklayama, blue), 21.8855 (Asukayama, color), 21.8856 (Saruwaka-machi), RES.54.10 (uncut sheet)

Signed

Hiroshige ga (on picture of dancer)
広重画

Markings

Censor's seals: aratame, Snake 7
No blockcutter's mark
改印:改、巳七
彫師:なし

Provenance

1954, by exchange from Worcester Art Museum to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 8, 1954)

Credit Line

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston—Worcester Art Museum exchange, made possible through the Special Korean Pottery Fund, Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution, and Smithsonian Institution—Chinese Expedition, 1923–24