Ferry Boat on the Sumida River, from the album Mitsu no tomoe [Santo no tomoe] (Friends of the Three Capitals)

三都の友絵 隅田川渡舟

Japanese
Edo period
1832 (Tenpô 3)
Artist Totoya Hokkei (Japanese, 1780–1850)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hokusai kenkyû 53 (2014); Ukiyo-e taikei 8 (1975), #246

Dimensions

24 x 34.5 cm (9 7/16 x 13 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.5509

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

The complete album: 1997.567
Full transcription of text in Hokusai kenkyû 53 (2014).

Signed

Hokkei
北渓

Markings

Artist's seal: Aoigaoka

Provenance

Formerly in the Sumitomo collection; June 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Yamanaka & Co.; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection