The Embankment Scene from Ragged Brocades (Tsuzure no nishiki, Tsutsumi no ba), cut from one sheet of the series Mirror of Drama in Cutouts (Harimaze jôruri kagami)

交張浄瑠璃鏡 「襤褸錦 堤場」

Japanese
Edo period
1854 (Ansei 1), 3rd month
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 251, ôban #53.3

Dimensions

Harimaze, cut from vertical ôban sheet; 13.1 x 8.7 cm (5 3/16 x 3 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.8773

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

From a sheet with five pictures.
MFA impressions: 21.8771 (TR), 21.8772 (TL), 21.8773 (TC), RES.49.8 (uncut sheet)

Signed

(this picture unsigned)

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection