Fishing at Iwaya, Enoshima

江之島岩屋の釣遊び

Japanese
Edo period
about 1790 (Kansei 2)
Artist Kitagawa Utamaro I (Japanese, early 1750s–1806), Publisher Fushimiya Zenroku (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Asano and Clark 1995, #50; Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #516, and pls. 99-101; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 23.1.1-3; Ukiyo-e taisei 7 (1931), #317

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 36.5 x 73.7 cm (14 3/8 x 29 in.)

Accession Number

54.205-7

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Triptych: 54.205 (left), 54.206 (center), 54.207 (right)

MFA impressions: 06.660 (left sheet only), 11.14394 (center sheet only), 54.205-7 (complete triptych)

Signed

Utamaro ga (on each sheet)
歌麿画

Markings

No censor's seal
改印:なし

Provenance

1954, by exchange from Worcester Art Museum to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 8, 1954)

Credit Line

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston—Worcester Art Museum exchange, made possible through the Special Korean Pottery Fund, Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution, and Smithsonian Institution—Chinese Expedition, 1923–24