The Gion Shrine in Snow (Gion-sha setchû), from the series Famous Views of Kyoto (Kyôto meisho no uchi)

「京都名所之内 祇園社雪中」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1834 (Tenpô 5)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Kawaguchiya Shôzô (Shôeidô, Eisendô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 246, horizontal ôban #35.2

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 24.7 x 37.2 cm (9 3/4 x 14 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.778

Medium or Technique

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

Out on Loan

On display at Scuderie del Quirinale, Rome, Italy, February 28, 2018 – July 29, 2018

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 20.778, 21.8194, 21.8195

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

1920, purchased by the MFA for $50. (Accession Date: June 3, 1920)

Credit Line

Special Chinese and Japanese Fund