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; 23.9 x 36.2 cm (9 7/16 x 14 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

54.409

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

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censors' seals: Muramatsu, Yoshimura
No blockcutter's mark
改印:村松、吉村
彫師:なし

Credit Line

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston—Worcester Art Museum exchange, made possible through the Special Korean Pottery Fund, Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution, and Smithsonian Institution—Chinese Expedition, 1923–24