Fish Market at Nihonbashi (Nihonbashi uo-ichi), from the series Souvenirs of Edo (Edo miyage no uchi)

「江戸みやけの内 日本ばし魚市」

Japanese
Edo period
1861 (Man'en 2/Bunkyû 1), 1st month
Artist Utagawa Yoshiiku (Japanese, 1833–1904), Publisher Fujiokaya Keijirô (Shôrindô) (Japanese), Blockcutter Katada Chôjirô (Hori Chô) (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.6 × 25 cm (14 7/16 × 9 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

00.1317

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Ikkeisai Yoshiiku ga
一蕙斎芳幾画

Markings

Censor's seal: Chicken 1 aratame
Blockcutter's mark: Hori Chô
改印:酉正改
彫師:彫長

Provenance

By 1900, William Perkins Babcock (b. 1826 - d. 1899), Boston and Paris; 1900, bequest of William Perkins Babcock to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 05, 1900)

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock