Ama no Hashidate in Rain and Lightning (Hashidate uchû kaminari), from an untitled series of landscapes

「橋立雨中雷」

Japanese
Taishô-era printing of Edo-period design?
early 20th century
Artist Utagawa Kuniyoshi (Japanese, 1797–1861)


Catalogue Raisonné

Levine and Harkins, "A Posthumously Published Print Album by Kuniyoshi," Impressions 11 (summer 1985); Robinson, Kuniyoshi (1961), pl. 46

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 24.5 x 36.2 cm (9 5/8 x 14 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

52.1498

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Robinson suggests a date of ca. 1840 for the series; but Levine and Harkins state that the design is one of an album of eight landscapes, published by Wakita in Osaka in the early twentieth century, after original designs by Kuniyoshi.

Signed

Ichiyûsai Kuniyoshi ga

一勇斎国芳画

Markings

No censor's seal
Artist's seal: toshidama

Credit Line

Bequest of Keith McLeod