The Precincts of the Benten Shrine at Susaki (Susaki Benten keidai), from the series Famous Places in Edo (Kôto meisho)

「江都名所 須崎弁天境内」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1839–42 (Tenpô 10–13)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Sanoya Kihei (Kikakudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #58.7, pl. 470; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 247, horizontal ôban #11.09; Tanba 1965, #216; Matsuki 1939, #144

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 23.4 x 36.1 cm (9 3/16 x 14 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.8910

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.783, 06.1664, 11.24939, 21.8909, 21.8910, 2009.5007.13

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

February 1916, 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.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection