Thriving Business in Saruwaka-machi (Saruwaka-machi hanjô no zu), from the series Famous Places in Edo (Edo meisho)

「江戸名所 猿若町繁昌の図」

Japanese
Edo period
1847–52 (Kôka 4–Kaei 5)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Fujiokaya Keijirô (Shôrindô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #60.6, pls. 703-704; Edo-Tokyo Museum, Edo kabuki (1995), #5-9; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 247, horizontal ôban #14.06; Matsuki 1939, #184

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 23.1 x 35.9 cm (9 1/16 x 14 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

54.412

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.2300, 21.10045, 21.10046, 54.412

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censors' seals: Muramatsu, Yoshimura
No blockcutter's mark
改印:村松、吉村
彫師:なし

Provenance

1954, by exchange from Worcester Art Museum to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 8, 1954)

Credit Line

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston—Worcester Art Museum exchange, made possible through the Special Korean Pottery Fund, Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution, and Smithsonian Institution—Chinese Expedition, 1923–24