Tsukudajima from Eitai Bridge (Eitaibashi Tsukudajima), from the series One Hundred Famous Views of Edo (Meisho Edo hyakkei)

「名所江戸百景 永代橋佃しま」

Japanese
Edo period
1857 (Ansei 4), 2nd month
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Uoya Eikichi (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #12.19, pls. 156, 157; Smith & Poster, 100 Views (1986), #4; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 250, vertical ôban #62.17

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 33.9 x 22.4 cm (13 3/8 x 8 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.9445

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

No. 004 (spring section) on the title page for the series.

MFA impressions: 11.16728, *11.35847 (deaccessioned in 2012), 11.35848, 11.36876.5, 21.9445
春の部。画面左に永代橋の橋脚が描かれる。手前が石川島、奥が隅田川河口に浮かぶ佃島で、将軍家にも献上される名物の白魚漁が行なわれている。 – 藤澤紫K

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censor's seals: (aratame, Snake 2; cut off of this impression)
No blockcutter's mark
改印:(改、巳二)
彫師:なし

Provenance

November 1912, 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