Clearing Weather at Awazu (Awazu seiran), from the series Eight Views of Ômi (Ômi hakkei)

「近江八景 粟津晴嵐」

Japanese
Edo period
1857 (Ansei 4), 3rd month
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Uoya Eikichi (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 253, ôban #16.1

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.7 x 24.8 cm (14 7/16 x 9 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

50.664

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 50.664 (later edition), 53.2055 (early edition)
Key block of a Meiji reproduction: RES.49.30

Inscription

Poem: Kumo harau/ arashi ni tsurete/ momo fune mo/ chi fune mo nami no/ Awazu ni zo yoru

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censor's seals: aratame, Snake 3
No blockcutter's mark
改印:改、巳三
彫師:なし

Provenance

By exchange, Chinese and Japanese Special Fund and the Bigelow Collection

Credit Line

Chinese and Japanese Special Fund and the William Sturgis Bigelow Collection