Twilight Snow at Asakusa (Asakusa no bosetsu), from the series Eight Views of the Eastern Capital (Tôto hakkei)

「東都八景 浅艸の暮雪」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1845–46 (Kôka 2–3)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Fujiokaya Hikotarô (Shôgendô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 236, horizontal chûban #25.1

Dimensions

Horizontal chûban; 17.8 x 24.2 cm (7 x 9 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

54.391

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.654, 21.9062, 54.391

Signed

Hiroshige ga

Markings

Censor's seal: Hama
No blockcutter's mark
改印:浜
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