Descending Geese at Katada (Katada 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)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Yamamotoya Heikichi (Eikyûdô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

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

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 24.6 x 36.1 cm (9 11/16 x 14 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.6803

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

No censor's seal

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