Hashiba Ferry on the Sumida River (Sumidagawa Hashiba no watashi), from the series Famous Places in the Eastern Capital (Tôto meisho)

「東都名所 隅田川橋場の渡」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1846–47 (Kôka 3–4)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #82.9, pl. 803; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 244, horizontal ôban #71.09; Tanba 1965, #220; Matsuki 1939, #95

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 22.7 x 34.5 cm (8 15/16 x 13 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.9815

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 21.9814, 21.9815

Publisher’s mark in lower right margin, cut off of this impression.

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censors' seals: (Mera, Murata; in lower right margin, cut off of this impression)
No blockcutter's mark
改印:(米良、村田)
彫師:なし

Provenance

August 1919, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frederick W. Gookin; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection