Kaga Province: The Eight Wonders of Kanazawa, The Fishing Fires on Lake Renko (Kaga, Kanazawa hasshô no uchi, Renko no isaribi), from the series Famous Places in the Sixty-odd Provinces [of Japan] ([Dai Nihon] Rokujûyoshû meisho zue)

「六十余州名所図絵 加賀 金沢八勝之内 蓮湖之漁火」

Japanese
Edo period
1855 (Ansei 2), 9th month
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Koshimuraya Heisuke (Koshihei) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 249, ôban #64.22

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 33.7 x 22.3 cm (13 1/4 x 8 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

52.1414

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

No. 32 (Hokurikudô group) on the title page for the series.

MFA impressions: 06.823.32, 11.16753, 11.26252, *11.36880 (deaccessioned in 2012), 52.1414

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu
広重筆

Markings

Censor's seals: aratame, Hare 9
No blockcutter's mark
改印:改、卯九
彫師:なし

Provenance

1952, gift of Dr. G.S. Amsden to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 9, 1952)

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. G. S. Amsden