Sunset Glow at Seta (Seta sekishô), from the series Eight Views of Ômi (Ômi hakkei no uchi)

「近江八景之内 瀬田夕照」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1834–35 (Tenpô 5–6)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Takenouchi Magohachi (Hoeidô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 246, horizontal ôban #28.5

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 22.5 × 34.1 cm (8 7/8 × 13 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

06.1496

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.1496, 11.17242, 21.6801, 21.6802

Inscription

Poem: Tsuyu shigure/ moru yama tôku/ sugikitsutsu/ yûhi no wataru/ Seta no nagahashi
露しくれ 守やまとおく 過木つゝ 夕日のわたる 勢多の長はし

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censor's seal: (kiwame; in left margin, cut off of this impression)
改印:(極)

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection