Takanawa, Iris at the Village of Horikiri (Horikiri no sato hana shôbu), Pool at the Three Forks of the River at Nakasu (Nakasu Mitsumata Wakarenofuchi), from the series Cutout Pictures of Famous Places in Edo (Edo meisho harimaze zue)

「江戸名所張交図会」「高輪」「堀切之里花菖蒲」「中洲三つ俣分の淵」

Japanese
Edo period
1857 (Ansei 4), 7th month
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Yamadaya Shôjirô (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), pl. 120 (uncut sheet, full color; blue version not illustrated); Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 253, vertical ôban #08.10; Matsuki 1939, #582 (uncut sheet)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban (harimaze); 35.6 x 24.6 cm (14 x 9 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.54.15

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Sheet of three pictures showing Takanawa (TR), Horikiri (TL), Nakasu (B).

MFA impressions: 21.8863 (Nakasu, blue), 21.8864 (Takanawa, blue), 21.8865 (Takanawa, color), 21.8875 (Horikiri, blue), RES.54.15 (uncut sheet)

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censor's seals: aratame, Snake 7
No blockcutter's mark
改印:改、巳七
彫師:なし

Credit Line

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston—Worcester Art Museum exchange, made possible through the Special Korean Pottery Fund, Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution, and Smithsonian Institution—Chinese Expedition, 1923–24