Descending Geese at Katada (Katada no rakugan), from the series Eight Views of Ômi (Ômi hakkei no uchi)

「近江八景之内 堅田落雁」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1834–35 (Tenpô 5–6)
Publisher Yamamotoya Heikichi (Eikyûdô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 246, horizontal ôban #28.3

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 22.5 x 35.1 cm (8 7/8 x 13 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

06.1683

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.1683, 11.17229, 21.6803, 21.6804

Inscription

Poem: Mine amata/ koete koshiji ni/ mazu chikaki/ Katada ni nabiki/ otsuru karigane
峯あまた こへて越路に まつちかき 堅田になびき おつるかりかね

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

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

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection