Clearing Weather at Awazu (Awazu seiran), from the series Eight Views of Ômi (Ômi hakkei no uchi)

「近江八景之内 粟津晴嵐」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1834–35 (Tenpô 5–6)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Takenouchi Magohachi (Hoeidô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 246, horizontal ôban #28.1

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 22.1 x 34 cm (8 11/16 x 13 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.6799

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.863, 06.1019, 11.17250, 21.6799, 21.6800

Inscription

Poem: Kumo harau/ arashi ni tsurete/ momo fune mo/ chi fune mo nami no/ Awazu ni zo yoru
雲はらふ あらしにつれて 百ふねも 千ふねもなみの あわ津にそよる

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censor's seal: (kiwame; in left margin, cut off of this impression)
改印:(極)

Provenance

Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection