Twilight Snow at Hira (Hira bosetsu), from the series Eight Views of Ômi (Ômi hakkei no uchi)

近江八景之内 比良暮雪

Japanese
Edo period
1847–52 (Kôka 4–Kaei 5)
Artist Utagawa Kunisada II (Kunimasa III, Toyokuni IV) (Japanese, 1823–1880), Publisher Tsutaya Kichizô (Kôeidô) (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban

Accession Number

17.3211.11

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Left sheet of incomplete triptych; title on center sheet.

MFA impressions: 11.38993a-c (complete triptych), 17.3211.11 (left sheet only)

Signed

Ichijusai Kunisada ga

一寿斎国貞画

Markings

Censors' seals: Mera, Watanabe
No blockcutter's mark

改印:米良、渡辺
彫師:なし

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection