Travellers on the Beach at Enoshima

江の島浜辺

Japanese
Edo period
about 1804 (Kyôwa 4/Bunka 1)
Artist Kitagawa Utamaro I (Japanese, early 1750s–1806), Publisher Tsuruya Kinsuke (Sôkakudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #157.1-3; Ukiyo-e shûka 11 (1979), pls. 145-7 (complete triptych)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38.8 x 25.8 cm (15 1/4 x 10 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.6497

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Center sheet of incomplete triptych.

MFA impressions: 11.23003-5 (complete triptych), 21.6497 (center sheet only)

Signed

Utamaro hitsu
歌麿筆

Markings

No censor's seal
改印:なし

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