Kisarazu in Kazusa Province (Kazusa Kisarazu), from the series Famous Places of Awa, Kazusa, and Shimôsa Provinces (Bôsô Meisho)

「房総名所 上総木更津」

Japanese
Edo period
1852 (Kaei 5), 11th month
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Tsujiya Yasubei (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 230, fan prints #97.1; Matsuki and Yamada, Ichiryûsai Hiroshige dansen-e (1924), #98

Dimensions

Uchiwa-e on horizontal aiban sheet; 22.5 x 29.3 cm (8 7/8 x 11 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

53.504

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Another print in the series: 53.502.

Signed

Hiroshige ga

Markings

Censors' seals: Mera, Watanabe, Rat 11 (in fan shape)
No blockcutter's mark

改印:米良、渡辺
彫師:なし

Provenance

1953, gift of Louis Aaron Lebowich (b. 1880), Boston, to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of L. Aaron Lebowich