The Woodblock Prints of Utagawa Hiroshige
Views of Edo: Narrow Format

Famous Views of Edo in the Four Seasons (Chū-tanzaku, 1834-5)
Famous Views of the Eastern Capital (Chū-tanzaku, 1835-39)
Famous Views of the Eastern Capital (Chū-tanzaku, 1839-42)
Famous Views in the Eastern Capital (Ko-tanzaku, 1839-42)
Famous Views of the Eastern Capital in a Fashionable New Form (Uncut Chū-tanzaku 1840)
Famous Views in the Eastern Capital (Ai -tanzaku 1840-42)
Famous Views in the Eastern Capital (Ai-tanzaku, 1841)
Famous Views in Edo (Chū-tanzaku 1852)
Miscellaneous Narrow Format Prints


Famous Views of Edo in the Four Seasons
Shiki Kōto meisho
四季江都名所

Date: 1832-4
Publisher: Kawaguchiya Shozo
Format: Chū-tanzaku
Number of Prints: 4/4
References: Ukiyo-e shūka 14 (p.241 #3), Memorial Catalogue, Strange, Stewart, van Vleck (p.136)

Translations of the poems on the prints can be found in Strange.

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#3.1
Spring: Cherry Blossoms at Goten-yama
(Haru, Goten-yama no hana)
春 御殿山之花
Boston MFA / MIA / Chicago
p.241 #3.1
#3.2
Summer: Moon at Ryōgoku Bridge
(Natsu, Ryōgoku no tsuki)
夏 両国之月
Boston MFA / Chazen / Honolulu / MIA / Harvard / NDL / Chicago
p.241 #3.2
#3.3
Autumn: Maple Leaves at Kaian-ji Temple
(Aki, Kaian-ji kōyō)
秋 海安寺紅葉
Boston MFA / Honolulu / MIA / NDL
p.241 #3.3
#3.4
Winter: Snow on the Sumida River
(Fuyu, Sumidagawa no yuki)
冬 隅田川之雪
Boston MFA / Honolulu / MET / MIA / Chicago / British Museum
p.241 #3.4

Famous Views of the Eastern Capital
Tōto meisho
東都名所

Date: 1835-39 (Tenpô 6-10)
Publisher: Fujiokaya Hikotarō (Shōgendō)
Format: Chū-tanzaku
Number of Prints: 19/20
References: Ukiyo-e shūka 14 (p.240 #4)

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p.240 #4.1
View of Hollyhock Hill
(Aoizaka no zu)
葵坂之図
Boston MFA
p.240 #4.1
p.240 #4.2
Rain at Azuma Bridge below Kinryūzan Temple in Asakusa
(Asakusa Kinryūzan shita Azuma-bashi uchū bō)
浅草金龍山下東橋雨中望
Boston MFA / Chazen / MET / NDL / British Museum
p.240 #4.2
p.240 #4.3
Spring View at the Foot of Asuka Hill
(Asukayama shita haru no kei)
飛鳥山下春之景
Boston MFA / NDL
p.240 #4.3
p.240 #4.4
Viewing Cherry Blossoms from the Kiyomizu Hall at Tōeizan Temple in Ueno
(Ueno Tōeizan chū Kiyomizudō no hanami)
上野東叡山中清水堂花見
Boston MFA / Chazen / Honolulu / MIA
p.240 #4.4
p.240 #4.5
Plum Garden in Full Bloom
(Ume yashiki manka no zu)
梅屋敷満花之図
Boston MFA / Chazen / Honolulu / NDL
p.240 #4.5
p.240 #4.6
Ochanomizu
(Ochanomizu)
御茶の水
Boston MFA
p.240 #4.6
p.240 #4.7
Evening View of Kasumigaseki
(Kasumigaseki yūkei)
霞ヶ関夕景
Boston MFA / Chazen / Honolulu / MIA
p.240 #4.7
p.240 #4.8
Wisteria in Full Bloom over the Pond at Kameido
(Kameido ike chū fujibana no sakari)
亀井戸池中藤花之盛
Boston MFA / Honolulu / British Museum / NDL
p.240 #4.8
p.240 #4.9
Kanda Myōjin Shrine
(Kanda Myōjin )
神田明神
Boston MFA / Honolulu
p.240 #4.9
p.240 #4.11
Akabane Bridge and Zōjō-ji Temple in Shiba
(Shiba Akabane Zōjō-ji)
芝赤羽根増上寺
Boston MFA / Honolulu
p.240 #4.11
p.240 #4.12
Autumn Moon at Emonzaka in the New Yoshiwara
(Shin Yoshiwara Emonzaka shūgetsu)
新吉原衣紋阪秋月
Boston MFA / Chazen / Honolulu / MET
p.240 #4.12
p.240 #4.13
Gathering Shellfish at Low Tide on the Beach at Susaki
(Susaki kaihin shiohigari no zu)
洲崎海浜汐干狩之図
Boston MFA / Chazen / Honolulu
p.240 #4.13
p.240 #4.14
Ferry across the Sumida River
(Sumidagawa no watashi)
隅田川の渡
Boston MFA / Honolulu
p.240 #4.14
p.240 #4.15
Moonlit Evening at Takanawa
(Takanawa tsukiyo)
高輪月夜
Boston MFA
p.240 #4.15
p.240 #4.
Misty Moonlight on the Sea at Tsukuda Island
(Tsukudajima kaihen oborozuki)
佃島海辺朧月
Boston MFA / Chazen / Honolulu / MET / British Museum
p.240 #4.16
p.240 #4.17
View of Nihonbashi Bridge in Snow
(Nihonbashi setchū no kei)
日本橋雪中之景
Boston MFA / Honolulu / British Museum / NDL
p.240 #4.17
p.240 #4.18
Clear Weather after Snow at Matsuchiyama
(Matsuchiyama no yukibare)
真乳山雪晴
Boston MFA / Honolulu
p.240 #4.18
p.240 #4.
Myōken Temple in Yanagishima
(Yanagishima Myōken)
柳しま妙見
Boston MFA / Honolulu
p.240 #4.19
p.240 #4.20
Fireworks at Ryōgoku Bridge
(Ryōgoku hanabi)
両国花火
Boston MFA / Honolulu / British Museum
p.240 #4.20

Famous Views of the Eastern Capital
Tōto meisho
東都名所

Date: 1839–42 (Tenpô 10–13)
Publisher: Kawaguchiya Shōzō (Shōeidō, Eisendō)
Format: Chū-tanzaku
Number of Prints: 5/10
References: Ukiyo-e shūka 14 (p.240 #5)

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#5.1
Asakusa River, Kinryūzan Temple, Komagata Hall, and the Pine Tree of Success
(Asakusagawa, Kinryūzan, Komagata-dō, Shubi no matsu)
浅草川 金龍山 駒形堂 首尾松
Boston MFA
p.240 #5.1

Cherry Blossoms in Full Bloom at Asuka Hill
(Asukayama manka)
飛鳥山満花
Boston MFA
p.240 #5.2

Cooling Off at Ryōgoku Bridge
(Ryōgoku-bashi suzumi)
両国橋すずみ
Boston MFA
p.240 #5.10
#5.4
Eitai Bridge and Tsukudajima, Panoramic View from Above
(Eitaibashi Tsukudajima uchiage enbō)
Boston MFA
p.240 #5.4
#5.8
Moon at Takanawa
(Takanawa no tsuki)
高輪之月
Boston MFA
p.240 #5.8

Famous Views in the Eastern Capital
Tōto meisho
東都名所

Date: 1839–42 (Tenpô 10–13)2
Publisher: Yamaguchiya Tōbei (Kinkōdō)
Format: Ko-tanzaku
Number of Prints: 6/9
References: Ukiyo-e shūka 14 (p.239 #1)

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p.239 #1.2
Cherry Blossoms in Full Bloom at Tōeizan Temple in Ueno
(Ueno Tōeizan manka)
上野東叡山満花
Boston MFA
p.239 #1.2
p.239 #1.3
Akabane Bridge and Zōjō-ji Temple in Shiba
(Shiba Zōjō-ji Akabane-bashi)
芝増上寺赤羽橋
Boston MFA
p.239 #1.3
p.239 #1.5
Moonlit Evening at Takanawa
(Takanawa tsukiyo no zu)
高輪月夜之図
Boston MFA
p.239 #1.5
p.239 #1.7
Clear Weather after Snow at Nihonbashi Bridge
(Nihonbashi yukibare)
日本橋雪晴
Boston MFA
p.239 #1.7
p.239 #1.8
Spring Haze at Nippori
(Nippori harugasumi)
日暮里春霞
Boston MFA
p.239 #1.8
p.239 #1.9
Sunset Glow at Matsuchiyama
(Matsuchiyama yūshō)
真乳山夕照
Boston MFA
p.239 #1.9

Famous Views of the Eastern Capital in a Fashionable New Form
Fūryū shinkei Tōto meisho
風流新形東都名所

Date: 1840 (Tenpô 11)
Publisher: Murataya Ichigorō (Muraichi)
Format: Chū-tanzaku
Number of Prints: 6/6
References: Ukiyo-e shūka 14 (p.240 #6)

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Goten-yama (right)
Suda Ferry (left)
(Goten-yama, Suda no watashi)
御殿山(右) すだの渡し(左)
Boston MFA
p.240 #6.2(R) #6.4(L)

Shinobazu Pond (right)
The Sumida River (left)
(Shinobazu no ike, Sumidagawa)
不忍の池(右) 隅田川(左)
Boston MFA
p.240 #6.3(R) #6.5(L)

Takanawa (right)
Eitaibashi Bridge (left)
(Takanawa, Eitaibashi)
高なは(右) 永代ばし(左)
Boston MFA
p.240 #6.6(R) #6.1(L)

Famous Views in the Eastern Capital
Tōto meisho no uchi
東都名所之内

Date: 1840–42 (Tenpô 11–13)
Publisher: Jōshūya Kinzō
Format: Ai-tanzaku
Number of Prints: 5/10
References: Ukiyo-e shūka 14 (p.240 #7)

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p.240 #7.1
Kinryūzan Temple at Asakusa in Snow
(Asakusa Kinryūzan setchū no zu)
浅草金竜山雪中之図
Boston MFA
p.240 #7.1
p.240 #7.2
Shinobazu Pond at Tōeizan Temple in Ueno (Ueno Tōeizan Shinobazu no ike)
上野東叡山不忍之池
Boston MFA
p.240 #7.2
p.240 #7.5
Otokozaka at Mount Atago in Shiba
(Shiba Atagoyama Otokozaka no zu)
芝愛宕山男坂之図
Boston MFA
p.240 #7.5
p.240 #7.7
Clear Weather after Snow at the Sumida River Ferry (Sumidagawa watashiba yukibare no zu)
隅田川渡場雪晴之図
Boston MFA
p.240 #7.7
p.240 #7.9
View Of Nihonbashi Bridge
(Nihonbashi no zu )
日本橋之図
Boston MFA
p.240 #7.9

Famous Views in the Eastern Capital
Tōto meisho
東都名所

Date: 1841 (Tenpô 12)
Publisher: Kawaguchiya Shōzō (Shōeidō, Eisendō)
Format: Ai-tanzaku
Number of Prints: 3/10
References: Ukiyo-e shūka 14 (p.240 #5)

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p.240 #5.3
Shinobazu Pond at Ueno
(Ueno Shinobazu no ike)
上野不忍之池
Boston MFA
p.240 #5.3
p.240 #5.7
Cherry Blossoms at Night in the New Yoshiwara
(Shin Yoshiwara yozakura no zu)
新吉原夜桜之図
Boston MFA / British Museum
p.240 #5.7
p.240 #5.9
Ochanomizu in Hongō
(Hongō Ochanomizu)
本郷御茶の水
Boston MFA / NDL
p.240 #5.9

Famous Views in Edo
Edo meisho
江戸名所

Date: 1852 (Kaei 5)
Publisher: Wakasaya Yoichi (Jakurindō)
Format: Chū-tanzaku
Number of Prints: 5/10
References: Ukiyo-e shūka 14 (p.241 #1)

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#1.1
Asakusa River and Distant View of Kinryūzan Temple
(Asakusagawa Kinryūzan enbō)
浅草川金竜山遠望
Boston MFA
p.241 #1.1
#1.2
Cherry-blossom Viewing at Asuka Hill
(Asukayama hanami)
飛鳥山花見
Boston MFA
p.241 #1.2
#1.3
Shinobazu Pond at Ueno
(Ueno Shinobazu no ike)
上野不忍之池
Boston MFA
p.241 #1.3
#1.5
Sunrise on the Bay at Shiba
(Shiba ura hinode)
芝浦日の出
Boston MFA
p.241 #1.5
#1.8
Fishing Boats in Tsukuda Bay
(Tsukuda oki isaribune)
佃沖漁船
XBoston MFA
p.241 #1.8

Miscellaneous Narrow Format Prints

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Asuka Hill in the Eastern Capital
Tōto Asukayama no zu
東都飛鳥山之図
References: Boston MFA