Carp of the Tone River (Tonegawa koi), from the series Cutout Pictures of Famous Places in Edo (Edo meisho harimaze zue)

江戸名所張交図会 「とね川の鯉」

Japanese
Edo period
1857 (Ansei 4), 7th month
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Yamadaya Shôjirô (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #11.9, pl. 119 (uncut sheet, full color, yellow background); Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 253, ôban #08.09; Matsuki 1939, #581 (uncut sheet)

Dimensions

Harimaze, cut from vertical ôban sheet; 17.8 x 15.4 cm (7 x 6 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.8862

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

From a sheet of three pictures showing Kameido Tenjin (R), Tonegawa (TL), Goten-yama (BL).

MFA impressions: 21.8861 (Tonegawa), 21.8862 (Tonegawa), 21.8873 (Goten-yama), 21.8874 (Kameido Tenjin), RES.21.414 (Kameido Tenjin), RES.54.14 (uncut sheet)

Signed

(this picture unsigned)

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection