Koume Embankment (Koumezutsumi), from the series One Hundred Famous Views of Edo (Meisho Edo hyakkei)

「名所江戸百景 小梅堤」

Japanese
Edo period
1857 (Ansei 4), 2nd month
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Uoya Eikichi (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #12.41, pls. 201, 202; Smith & Poster, 100 Views (1986), #104; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 250, vertical ôban #62.40

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 33.4 x 22 cm (13 1/8 x 8 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.10443

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

No. 104 (winter section) on the title page for the series.

MFA impressions: 11.16742, 11.36876.66, 21.10443

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censor's seals: (aratame, Snake 2; cut off of this impression)
No blockcutter's mark
改印:(改、巳二)
彫師:なし

Provenance

November 1916, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding at the Metzgar sale (lot 423); December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection