Night Rain at Karasaki (Karasaki yau), from the series Eight Views of Ômi (Ômi hakkei no uchi)

「近江八景之内 唐崎夜雨」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1834–35 (Tenpô 5–6)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Yamamotoya Heikichi (Eikyûdô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 246, horizontal ôban #28.4

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 22.1 x 34.4 cm (8 11/16 x 13 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.6810

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.885, 11.2020, 11.2094, 11.2129, 21.6809, 21.6810, 34.289, 42.567, 53.2736

Inscription

Poem: Yo no ame ni/ oto o yuzurite/ yûkaze o/ yoso ni na tatsuru/ Karasaki no matsu
夜の雨に 音をゆつりて 夕風を よそになたつる から崎のまつ

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censor's seal: (kiwame; in left margin, cut off of this impression)
改印:(極)

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