San'enzan Zôjô-ji Temple (San'enzan Zôjô-ji zu), from the series The Eastern Capital (Tôto)

「東都 三園山増上寺図」

Japanese
Edo period
Artist Shôtei Hokuju (Japanese, 1763–1824), Publisher Nishimuraya Yohachi (Eijudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Toyama, The Western-style Colour Prints in Japan (1936), pl. 127 (Yamamotoya ed.)

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 25.7 x 37.7 cm (10 1/8 x 14 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

54.319

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.1358 (pub. Nishimuraya Yohachi), 50.276 (Yamamotoya Heikichi), 54.319 (Nishimuraya Yohachi), RES.54.179 (Nishimuraya Yohachi)

Signed

Hokuju ga
北寿画

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