Returning Sails at Yabase (Yabase kihan), from the series Eight Views of Ômi (Ômi hakkei no uchi)

「近江八景之内 矢橋帰帆」

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 #28.8

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 24.1 x 36.2 cm (9 1/2 x 14 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.6798

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.864, 06.1225, 21.6797, 21.6798

Inscription

Poem: Maho kakete/ Yabase ni kaeru/ fune wa ima/ uchide no hama o/ ato no oikaze
真帆かけて 八橋にかへる 船はいま うち出のはまを あとの追風

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame (in left margin, almost cut off)

Provenance

January 1914, 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