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 1835–36 (Tenpô 6–7)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Koshimuraya Heisuke (Koshihei) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

MFA, Printed Treasures (2008), #113; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 246, horizontal ôban #31.8

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 25.6 x 38.6 cm (10 1/16 x 15 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

51.23

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
改印:極

Provenance

1951, gift of Louis W. Black to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 11, 1951)

Credit Line

Gift of Louis W. Black