Foreign Building on the Shoreline in Yokohama (Yokohama kaigan ijinkan no zu)

「横濱海岸異人舘之図」

Japanese
Meiji era
1870 (Meiji 3), 6th month
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige III (Japanese, 1842–1894), Publisher Masadaya Heikichi (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

MFA/Geidai, Double Impact (2015), #7

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 35.6 x 72.6 cm (14 x 28 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

2000.486a-c

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu (on right and left sheets)
広重筆

Markings

Censor's seal: Horse 6 aratame
No blockcutter's mark
改印:午六改
彫師:なし

Provenance

Purchased between 1985 and 1999, probably in London or Tokyo; 2000, gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf to the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. (Accession Date: January 26, 2000)

Credit Line

Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection