Scattered Pines, Tone River (Tonegawa Barabara-matsu), from the series One Hundred Famous Views of Edo (Meisho Edo hyakkei)

「名所江戸百景 利根川ばらばら松」

Japanese
Edo period
1856 (Ansei 3), 8th month
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Uoya Eikichi (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #12.77, pls. 279-282; Smith & Poster, 100 Views (1986), #71; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 250, vertical ôban #62.76

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36 x 24 cm (14 3/16 x 9 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.9473

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

No. 071 (summer section) on the title page for the series.

MFA impressions: 06.1090, 11.26351, 11.35839, 11.36876.47, 11.45647, 21.9473
夏の部。利根川は関東一の名流で坂東太郎の異名を持つ。ばらばら松は広重の『絵本江戸土産』にも登場するが、場所は諸説ある。川魚を獲る投網と、その勢いに驚くかのように飛ぶ白鷺の姿を描く。 – 藤澤紫K

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu
広重筆

Markings

Censor's seals: aratame, Dragon 8
No blockcutter's mark
改印:改、辰八
彫師:なし

Provenance

February 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