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Maker(s):Utagawa Hiroshige II (Shigenobu)
Culture:Japanese (1826-1869)
Title:Gohyaku Rakan Ji [Temple of the 500 Arhats], from the series Edo Meisho Zue [Views of Famous Places in Edo]
Date Made:1861-1864
Materials:Woodblock print (woodcut); nishiki-e, ink and color on paper
Place Made:Asia; Japan
Measurements:Mat: 18 in x 14 in; 45.7 cm x 35.6 cm; Sheet/Image: 13 3/16 in x 8 7/8 in; 33.5 cm x 22.5 cm
Narrative Inscription:  SIGNATURE: recto, lwr. l. (black ink): [Japanese character, Hiroshige ga]; TITLE: recto, upp. r. (black ink): [Japanese character, Edo Meisho Zue]; TITLE/INSCRIPTION: recto, upp. l. (black ink): [Japanese character, Gohyaku Rakan ji / ...].
Accession Number:  MH 1949.11.Q.RII
Credit Line:Purchase with the Nancy Everett Dwight Fund
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum

A vertical landscape of a temple centered with a stream in front. People walk on the road in the rain and a small wooden booth by the side.

Ukiyo-e; landscapes; views; temples

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