Narihira's Journey to the East: Passing Mount Fuji

業平東下り

Japanese
Edo period
about 1845–46 (Kyôka 2–3)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Sanoya Kihei (Kikakudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 242, ôhaba #4; Tanba 1965, #150

Dimensions

Vertical ôban, upright diptych; 72.3 x 24.6 cm (28 7/16 x 9 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.6892

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.966, 21.6892

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censor's seal: Tanaka
No blockcutter's mark
改印:田中
版元:なし

Provenance

Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection