The Seacoast at Hoda in Awa Province (Bôshû Hoda no kaigan), from the series Famous Places of Awa, Kazusa, and Shimôsa Provinces (Bôsô Meisho)

「房総名所 房州保田の海岸」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1852 (Kaei 5)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Tsujiya Yasubei (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 230, fan prints #97.4; Matsuki and Yamada, Ichiryûsai Hiroshige dansen-e (1924), #100

Dimensions

Uchiwa-e on horizontal aiban sheet; 22.3 x 29.2 cm (8 3/4 x 11 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

53.502

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Another print in the series: 53.504, dated 1852 (Kaei 5), 2nd month.

Signed

Hiroshige ga

Markings

Censors' seals: Mera, Watanabe
No blockcutter's mark

改印:米良、渡辺
彫師:なし

Provenance

1953, gift of Louis Aaron Lebowich (b. 1880), Boston, to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of L. Aaron Lebowich