Drawing for: Gathering Shellfish in the Sea at the Benten Shrine in Susaki (Susaki Benten no yashiro kaijô shiohigari), from the series Famous Places in Edo (Edo meisho)

「江戸名所 洲崎弁天之社海上汐干狩」 (下絵)

Japanese
Edo period
about 1854 (Ansei 1)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Maruya Jinpachi (Marujin, Enjudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

MFA, Printed Treasures (2008), #143; the print: Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), pl. 743; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 247, horizontal ôban #16.8; Matsuki 1939, #223

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 24 x 34.1 cm (9 7/16 x 13 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

53.2044

Medium or Technique

Ink on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

No censor's seals
No blockcutter's mark

Provenance

1953, gift of Louis Aaron Lebowich (b. 1880), Boston, to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 10, 1953)

Credit Line

Gift of L. Aaron Lebowich