Fishing with a Scoop Net

四手綱

Japanese
Edo period
about 1800–01 (Kansei 12–Kyôwa 1)
Artist Kitagawa Utamaro I (Japanese, early 1750s–1806)


Catalogue Raisonné

Asano and Clark 1995, #362; Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #574.1-3, and pls. 178-80 (this impression); Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 41.2.1-3; Ukiyo-e taisei 7 (1931), #320

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 37.5 x 76 cm (14 3/4 x 29 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

54.1470-2

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Triptych: 54.1470 (left), 54.1471 (center), 54.1472 (right)

MFA impressions: 06.598 (right sheet only), 11.14499-501 (complete triptych), 54.1470-2 (complete triptych)

Signed

Utamaro hitsu (on each sheet)
歌麿筆

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

1954, by exchange from Worcester Art Museum to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 9, 1954)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes