Ferry Boats on the Fuji River in Suruga Province (Sunshû Fujikawa watashibune no zu), from the series Famous Places in Our Country (Honchô meisho)

「本朝名所 駿州富士川渡船之図」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1832 (Tenpô 3)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Fujiokaya Hikotarô (Shôgendô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 243, horizontal ôban #82.08

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 21 x 34 cm (8 1/4 x 13 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.8923

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

One of three designs thought to be the earliest in the series, designed several years before the others.
MFA impressions: 20.55, 21.8923

Signed

Ichiryûsai Hiroshige ga
一立斎広重画

Provenance

Formerly in the collection of Frank Lloyd Wright; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection