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Evening Glow at Asakusa, from the series Eight Views of the Eastern Capital

Evening Glow at Asakusa, from the series Eight Views of the Eastern Capital

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Utagawa Hiroshige

Artist
Utagawa Hiroshige
(Japanese, 1797 - 1858)
Title
Evening Glow at Asakusa, from the series Eight Views of the Eastern Capital
Date
ca. 1835
Medium
Color woodcut
Dimensions
227 x 336 mm Overall
Credit
Bequest of Abigail Van Vleck
Accession No.
1984.889
Classification
Prints
Geography
Japan

Related

By 1925, purchased in Japan by Frank Lloyd Wright; ca. 1926, acquired by The Bank of Wisconsin; 1928, sold to Edward Burr Van Vleck (Madison, WI); 1943, passed through inheritance to Edward’s son, John H. Van Vleck (Cambridge, MA); 1980, passed through inheritance to John’s wife, Abigail P. Van Vleck (Cambridge, MA); 1984, bequeathed to the Elvehjem Museum of Art [now called Chazen Museum of Art]

  • Elvehjem Museum of Art. "Hiroshige ten: Seitan 200-shunen kinen (200th Anniversary Hiroshige Exhibition)." Madison, WI: Elvehjem Museum of Art; Japan: Bun You Associates, 1996. no. 132

  • Summer Breeze: The Fan in Japanese Prints: Chazen Museum of Art, 7/7/2012-9/9/2012
  • 200th Anniversary Hiroshige Exhibition (Hiroshige ten: seiten 200-shunen kinen): Elvehjem Museum of Art, 4/29/1996-12/8/1996

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