Ferry Boat on the Sumida River, from the album Mitsu no tomoe [Santo no tomoe] (Friends of the Three Capitals)
1832 (Tenpô 3)
Artist Totoya Hokkei (Japanese, 1780–1850)
Hokusai kenkyû 53 (2014); Ukiyo-e taikei 8 (1975), #246
24 x 34.5 cm (9 7/16 x 13 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Not On View
The complete album: 1997.567
Full transcription of text in Hokusai kenkyû 53 (2014).
Artist's seal: Aoigaoka
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.
William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection