Shinobazu Pond (Shinobazu no ike), from the series Famous Places in the Eastern Capital (Tôto meisho)

「東都名所 不忍之池」

Japanese
Edo period
1843–47 (Tenpô 14–Kôka 4)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Masudaya Ginjirô (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #68.4, pl. 614; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 244, horizontal ôban #62.04; Matsuki 1939, #66

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 21.6 x 35.1 cm (8 1/2 x 13 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.2250

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.2160 (Masudaya), 11.2250 (Masudaya), 21.9836 (no mark; first edition?)

Second edition, published by Masudaya Ginjirô.

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censor's seal: Hama
No blockcutter's mark
改印:浜
彫師:なし

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection