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
Publisher Uoya Eikichi (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

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

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 35.7 x 24.4 cm (14 1/16 x 9 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

53.2055

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

1953, gift of Louis Aaron Lebowich (b. 1880), Boston, to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of L. Aaron Lebowich