True View of the Foreign Buildings along the Kaigandôri Seen from the Yokohama Wharves (Yokohama hatoba yori kaigandôri ijinkan no shinzu)

「漠濱波止場ヨリ海岸通異人舘真圖」

Japanese
Meiji era
about 1875 (Meiji 8)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige III (Japanese, 1842–1894)


Catalogue Raisonné

MFA/Geidai, Double Impact (2015), #8; Sharf, Imaging Meiji (1997), #20, no photo; Konishi, Nishiki-e bakumatsu Meiji no rekishi 5 (1977), pp. 58-9

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 37 x 74.4 cm (14 9/16 x 29 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

2000.506a-c

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Ôju Hiroshige hitsu
応需広重筆

Markings

No censor's seal
No blockcutter's mark

Provenance

Purchased between 1985 and 1999, probably in London or Tokyo; 2000, gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf to the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. (Accession Date: January 26, 2000)

Credit Line

Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection