Shinobazu Pond (Shinobazu no ike), from the series Famous Places in the Eastern Capital (Tôto meisho)
about 1839–42 (Tenpô 10–13)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858)
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
Horizontal ôban; 23.4 x 38.1 cm (9 3/16 x 15 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Not On View
MFA impressions: 11.2160 (Masudaya), 11.2250 (Masudaya), 21.9836 (no mark; first edition?)
No publisher’s mark on this impression, but probably the first edition, published by Kawaguchiya Shôzô.
No censor's seal
May 1915, 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.
William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection