Fishing for Whitebait in the Bay off Tsukuda (Tsukuda oki no shirauo-tori, below), from the series Floral Calendar of the Eastern Capital (Tôto hana-goyomi)

「東都花暦 佃沖ノ白魚取」

Japanese
Edo period
1830s–early 1840s
Artist Keisai Eisen (Japanese, 1790–1848)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 7, Musée Guimet II (1990), pl. 149

Dimensions

Horizontal chûban; 16.5 x 22.8 cm (6 1/2 x 9 in.)

Accession Number

21.4869

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

From a vertical ôban sheet with two horizontal chûban designs.

MFA impressions: 21.4869 (lower half only), RES.49.117 (uncut sheet)

Signed

Keisai ga
渓斎画

Provenance

February 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from J. Clarence Webster Collection; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection