The Seaweed-gathering Ritual at Nagato (Nagato mekari shinji), from the series Famous Places in the Provinces (Shokoku meisho)

「諸国名所 長門布刈神事」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1834–35 (Tenpô 5–6)
Artist Totoya Hokkei (Japanese, 1780–1850), Publisher Nishimuraya Yohachi (Eijudô) (Japanese), Publisher Nakamuraya Katsugorô (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e taikei 8 (1975), #239; TNM Ukiyo-e cat. 3 (1963), #3904

Dimensions

Horizontal ôtanzaku; 17.6 x 38.5 cm (6 15/16 x 15 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.5351

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Aoigaoka Hokkei ga
葵岡北渓画

Provenance

Formerly in the collection of Charles Jacquin; January 20, 1921, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding at January 17-22, 1921 sale of Mr. Charles Jacquin's collection at the Walpole Galleries, New York, lot #203; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection