Shell Craftwork Displayed in Asakusa Temple Grounds (Asakusa okuyama kai saiku)

「浅草奥山貝細工」

Japanese
Edo period
1820 (Bunsei 3), 2nd month
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Yama-Ka (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

http://blog.livedoor.jp/misemono/archives/cat_50048769.html; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 253, ôban #18.3

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38.5 x 25.9 cm (15 3/16 x 10 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

49.1235

Medium or Technique

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

Out on Loan

On display at Scuderie del Quirinale, Rome, Italy, February 28, 2018 – July 29, 2018

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

One sheet of incomplete triptych.

Signed

Hiroshige sha
広重写

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

1949, gift of Porter Sargent, Brookline, MA, to the MFA. (Accession Date: November 10, 1949)

Credit Line

Gift of Porter Sargent