Carp Ascending a Waterfall

鯉の滝上り

Japanese
Edo period
1847–52 (Kôka 4–Kaei 5)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 241, ôtanzaku #9.6

Dimensions

Ôtanzaku; 37.4 x 16.5 cm (14 3/4 x 6 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

21.7933

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu
広重筆

Markings

Censors' seals: Mera, Murata
No blockcutter's mark
Artist's seal: Ichiryûsai
改印:米良、村田
彫師:なし

Provenance

Acquired by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright, as part of Kacho Lot; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection