Gathering Shellfish in the Sea at the Benten Shrine in Susaki (Susaki Benten no hokora kaijô shiohigari), from the series Famous Places in Edo (Edo meisho)

「江戸名所 洲崎弁天の祠 海上汐干狩」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1848–49 (Kaei 1–2)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 247, horizontal ôban #15.10

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 21.5 x 34 cm (8 7/16 x 13 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.10047

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.1670, 21.10047, 54.409

No publisher’s mark on this impression.

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censors' seals: (Muramatsu, Yoshimura; in upper right margin, cut off of this impression)
No blockcutter's mark
改印:(村松、吉村)
彫師:なし

Provenance

Formerly in the collection of Frank Lloyd Wright; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection