Descending Geese at Katada (Katada rakugan), from an untitled series of Eight Views of Ômi (Ômi hakkei)

近江八景 「堅田落雁」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1795–1801 (late Kansei era)
Artist Utagawa Toyohiro (Japanese, 1773–1828)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hayashi, "Ômi hakkei shôhin," Ukiyo-e geijutsu 48 (1975), p. 14, fig. 5

Dimensions

Vertical yotsugiri (quarter ôban); 16.5 x 11.8 cm (6 1/2 x 4 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.8440

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Poem: Mine amata/ koete koshiji ni/ mazu chikaki/ Katada ni nabiki/ otsuru karigane

Signed

Toyohiro ga
豊広画

Provenance

May 1916, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection