Mount Fuji in the Evening from the Sumida River Embankment (Sumida tsutsumi no yû Fuji), from the series Thirty-six Views of Mt. Fuji from the Eastern Capital (Tôto Fujimi sanjûrokkei)

「東都富士見三十六景 墨田堤の夕富士」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1844 (Tenpô 15/Kôka 1)
Artist Utagawa Kuniyoshi (Japanese, 1797–1861), Publisher Murataya Jirobei (Eiyûdô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Marks, Japanese Woodblock Prints (2010), p. 188; Suzuki et al., Utagawa Kuniyoshi ten (1996), #195; Suzuki 1992, #32; Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan 5, Victoria and Albert Museum II (1987), pl. 60; Robinson, Kuniyoshi (1961), pl. 40

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 24.5 x 35.5 cm (9 5/8 x 14 in.)

Accession Number

11.24946

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Ichiyûsai Kuniyoshi ga
一勇斎国芳画

Markings

No censor's seal
No blockcutter's mark

Provenance

By 1911, purchased by William Sturgis Bigelow (b. 1850 - d. 1926), Boston [see note 1]; 1911, gift of Bigelow to the MFA. (Accession Date: August 3, 1911)

NOTES:
[1] Much of Bigelow's collection of Asian art was formed during his residence in Japan between 1882 and 1889, although he also made acquisitions in Europe and the United States. Bigelow deposited many of these objects at the MFA in 1890 before donating them to the Museum's collection at later dates.

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection