Furukawa River, Hiroo (Hiroo Furukawa), from the series One Hundred Famous Views of Edo (Meisho Edo hyakkei)

「名所江戸百景 広尾ふる川」

Japanese
Edo period
1856 (Ansei 3), 7th month
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Uoya Eikichi (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #12.90, pls. 309, 310; Smith & Poster, 100 Views (1986), #22; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 250, vertical ôban #62.89

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 34 x 21.9 cm (13 3/8 x 8 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

00.1191

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

No. 022 (spring section) on the title page for the series.

MFA impressions: 00.1191, 11.17021, 11.26342, 11.35845, 21.9451

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu

広重筆

Markings

Censor's seals: (aratame, Dragon 7; cut off of this impression)
No blockcutter's mark

改印:(改、辰七)
彫師:なし

Provenance

By 1900, William Perkins Babcock (b. 1826 - d. 1899), Boston and Paris; 1900, bequest of William Perkins Babcock to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 05, 1900)

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock