Night Rain at Karasaki (Karasaki yau), from the series Eight Views of Ômi (Ômi hakkei)

「近江八景 唐崎夜雨」

Japanese
Edo period
1859 (Ansei 6), 2nd month
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige II (Shigenobu) (Japanese, 1826–1869), Blockcutter Koizumi Kanegorô (Hori Kane) (Japanese)


Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 22 x 34.2 cm (8 11/16 x 13 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.10176

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Poem: Yo no ame ni/ oto o yuzurite/ yûkaze o/ yoso ni na tatsuru/ Karasaki no matsu

Signed

Nisei Hiroshige ga
二世広重画

Markings

Censor's seal: Goat 2 aratame
Blockcutter's mark: Koizumi Hori Kane
改印:未弐改
彫師:小泉彫兼

Provenance

August 1916, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection