The Hongô District

「本郷」

Japanese
Edo period
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Fujiokaya Hikotarô (Shôgendô) (Japanese), Publisher Kawaguchiya Shôzô (Shôeidô, Eisendô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 246, horizontal ôban #34; Matsuki, Hiroshige Edo fûkei hangashû (1939), #265

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 22.5 x 35 cm (8 7/8 x 13 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.5341

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

This impression is the second edition, with the title Hongô only; the first edition is entitled Comic Poetry Match (Kyôku awase), with poetry.

Signed

Ôju Hiroshige ga
応需 広重画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

Formerly in the collection of Frank Lloyd Wright; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection