The Sumida River: The Old Story of the Oystercatchers (Sumidagawa miyakodori no koji), from the series A Compendium of Historical Sites in Edo (Edo kyûseki zukushi)

「江戸旧跡尽 隅田川都鳥の古事」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1845–46 (Kôka 2–3)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Ibaya Kyûbei (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Series: Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 231, fan prints #5 (this design not listed)

Dimensions

Uchiwa-e on horizontal aiban sheet; 22.2 x 29.5 cm (8 3/4 x 11 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.10104

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

No censor's seal
No blockcutter's mark

Provenance

February 1916, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection