The Beginning: Tokiwa Gozen Wanders with Her Three Children (Hattan, Sanshi o tomonatte Tokiwa Gozen hyôrô su), from the series The Life of Yoshitsune (Yoshitsune ichidai zue)

「義経一代図絵 発端 三子を伴て常盤御前漂ろうす」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1832–34 (Tenpô 3–5)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Tsuruya Kiemon (Senkakudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 243, horizontal ôban #85.01

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 25 x 37.5 cm (9 13/16 x 14 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.8964

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.17248, 21.8964

Signed

Hiroshige ga
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