Fragment of: The Ferry Crossing at Sakasai (Sakasai no watashi), from the series One Hundred Famous Views of Edo (Meisho Edo hyakkei)

名所江戸百景 逆井のわたし (断簡)

Japanese
Edo period
1857 (Ansei 4), 2nd month
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Uoya Eikichi (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #12.46, pls. 212, 213; Smith & Poster, 100 Views (1986), #67; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 250, vertical ôban #62.45

Dimensions

Fragment cut from vertical ôban sheet; 8.9 x 7 cm (3 1/2 x 2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.8819

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

No. 067 (summer section) on the title page for the series.

MFA impressions: 11.16698, 21.9471; and fragments: 21.8817, 21.8818, 21.8819, 21.8820

Signed

(this fragment unsigned)

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection