Eight Views of Kanazawa at Night (Buyô Kanazawa hasshô yakei), from an untitled set of three triptychs

「武陽金沢八勝夜景」

Japanese
Edo period
1857 (Ansei 4), 7th month
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Okazawaya Taiheiji (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 248, ôban triptych #092

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 36.5 x 75.9 cm (14 3/8 x 29 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.7615-7

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Triptych: 21.7615 (left), 21.7616 (center), 21.7617 (right)

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu (on left sheet)
広重筆

Markings

Censor's seals: aratame, Snake 7
No blockcutter's mark
Artist's seal: Ichiryûsai (on left sheet)
改印:改、巳七
彫師:なし

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane Collection; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection