Descending Geese at Miho: Kiyomizu Temple of Suruga Province, with a Distant View of Yoshiwara (Miho rakugan, Sunshû Kiyomizudera Yoshiwara miru enkei), from the series Eight Views of Famous Places (Meisho hakkei), 2nd edition

「名所八景 三保落雁 駿州清水寺吉原見遠景」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1833–34 (Tenpô 4–5)
Artist Utagawa Toyokuni II (Toyoshige) (Japanese, about 1802–1835), Publisher Iseya Rihei (Kinjudô) (Japanese)


Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 23.5 x 36.1 cm (9 1/4 x 14 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.54.110

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

In the first edition the series title is written in standard script; in the second edition, it is in semi-cursive script, and there are some other changes in the blocks.

Signed

Toyokuni hitsu
豊国筆

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
Artist's seal: Utagawa
改印:極

Credit Line

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston—Worcester Art Museum exchange, made possible through the Special Korean Pottery Fund, Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution, and Smithsonian Institution—Chinese Expedition, 1923–24