Shinmei Shrine at Shiba: Sacred Dance at the Shrine at Dawn on New Year's Day (Shiba Shinmei, Gogû gengyô kagura no zu), from the series Famous Places in the Eastern Capital (Tôto meisho)

東都名所 芝神明宮 「御宮元曙神楽之図」

Japanese
Edo period
1847–52 (Kôka 4–Kaei 5)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #54.11, pl. 517; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 244, horizontal ôban #64.07; Matsuki 1939, #60

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 22.2 x 34.3 cm (8 3/4 x 13 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

06.1507

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Main title in upper right margin and mark of publisher Sanoya Kihei in lower right margin, cut off of this impression.

There are two editions of this series, a first edition from the 1830s and a reprint edition with censorship seals of the 1840s.

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censors' seals: Kinugasa, Watanabe
No blockcutter's mark
改印:衣笠、渡辺
彫師:なし

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection