Descending Geese at Hirakata (Hirakata rakugan), from the series Eight Views of Kanazawa (Kanazawa hakkei)

「金沢八景 平潟落雁」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1835–39 (Tenpô 6–10)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Koshimuraya Heisuke (Koshihei) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 246, horizontal ôban #31.8

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 24.6 x 37.5 cm (9 11/16 x 14 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.5333

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 21.5333, 51.23

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
Collector's seal: Hayashi Tadamasa
改印:極

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from the W. L. Keane Collection (#257); December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection