Seven-Mile Beach in Sagami Province (Sôshû Shichiri-ga-hama), from the series Famous Places in Our Country (Honchô meisho)

「本朝名所 相州七里ヶ浜」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1832 (Tenpô 3)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Fujiokaya Hikotarô (Shôgendô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 243, horizontal ôban #82.12

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 23.2 x 37 cm (9 1/8 x 14 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.8921

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

One of three designs thought to be the earliest in the series, designed several years before the others.
MFA impressions: 11.2204, 20.52, 21.8921

Signed

Ichiryûsai Hiroshige ga
一立斎広重画

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