Drawing for: The Niijuku Crossing (Niijuku 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 「新宿のわたし」 (下絵)

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


Catalogue Raisonné

MFA, Printed Treasures (2008), #141; the print: Faulkner, Hiroshige Fan Prints (2001), pl. 42; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 230, fans #66.2; Matsuki and Yamada, Ichiryûsai Hiroshige dansen-e (1924), #113

Dimensions

Uchiwa-e on horizontal aiban sheet; 21.6 x 29.6 cm (8 1/2 x 11 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

53.433

Medium or Technique

Ink on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Signed

Unsigned

Markings

No censor's seals
No blockcutter's mark

Provenance

1953, sold by Warren E. Cox to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 14, 1953)

Credit Line

Asiatic Curator's Fund