Drawing for: The Hashiba Crossing (Hashiba no watashi), from the series Ferry Crossings in Katsushika in the Eastern Capital (Tôto Katsushika watashiba zukushi)

「東都葛飾渡し場尽 橋場のわたし」 (下絵)

Japanese
Edo period
about 1854 (Ansei 1), 2nd month
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Iseya Sôemon (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

MFA, Printed Treasures (2008), #138; the print: Faulkner, Hiroshige Fan Prints (2001), pl. 43; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 230, fans #66.4; Matsuki and Yamada, Ichiryûsai Hiroshige dansen-e (1924), #116

Dimensions

Uchiwa-e on horizontal aiban sheet; 22 x 29.9 cm (8 11/16 x 11 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

53.2045

Medium or Technique

Ink on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Signed

Unsigned, but "Hiroshige ga" included in inscription at bottom

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