Perspective Picture of Whale Hunting in Kumano Bay (Uki-e Kumano ura kujira tsuki no zu)

「浮絵 熊野浦鯨突之図」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1770–75 (late Meiwa–early An'ei)
Artist Utagawa Toyoharu (Japanese, 1735–1814), Publisher Nishimuraya Yohachi (Eijudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ôta Memorial Museum of Art, Utagawa Toyoharu to sono jidai (1994), #55; Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 9, Musées Royaux d'Art et d'Histoire, Brussels (1989), pl. 86; TNM Ukiyo-e cat. 2 (1962), #2432

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 23.5 x 34.6 cm (9 1/4 x 13 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

06.1341

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.1341, 11.13479, 49.564

Title, signature, and publisher’s mark in right margin, cut off of this impression.

Signed

(Utagawa Toyoharu ga, in right margin, cut off of this impression)
(歌川豊春画)

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection