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 x 36.5 cm (9 7/16 x 14 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.6804

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
改印:極

Provenance

January 1914, 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