Clamdigging at Shinagawa (Shinagawa shiohigari), from the series Cutout Pictures of Famous Places in Edo (Edo meisho harimaze zue)

江戸名所張交図会 「品川汐干狩」

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 #11.8, pl. 118 (uncut sheet, full color; blue version not illustrated); Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 253, ôban #08.08; Matsuki 1939, #586 (uncut sheet)

Dimensions

Harimaze, cut from vertical ôban sheet; 21 x 12.6 cm (8 1/4 x 4 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.8848

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (aizuri-e); color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

From a sheet of three pictures showing Ôji (TR), Shinagawa (TL), Suijin no mori (B).

MFA impressions: 21.8847 (Suijin no mori, blue), 21.8848 (Shinagawa, blue), 21.8849 (Ôji, blue), 21.8857 (Ôji, color), 21.8858 (Shinagawa, color), RES.54.12 (uncut sheet)

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Provenance

Formerly in the collection of Frank Lloyd Wright; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection