Ferry at Rokugô

六郷の渡し

Japanese
Edo period
about 1784 (Tenmei 4)
Artist Torii Kiyonaga (Japanese, 1752–1815)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hirano 1939, #0641; Ukiyo-e shûka 2 (1985), list #20; Ukiyo-e shûka 5 (1980), pls. 52-3

Dimensions

Vertical ôban, left sheet of diptych; 39 x 25.9 cm (15 3/8 x 10 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.5477

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Diptych: 21.5477-8

MFA impressions: 11.13908 (right sheet only), 21.5477-8 (complete diptych)

Signed

Kiyonaga ga
清長画

Provenance

September 1911, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from the E. F. Fenollosa collection; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection