Twilight Snow on the Sumida River (Sumida bosetsu), from the series Eight Views of Edo (Kôto hakkei)

「江都八景 隅田川暮雪」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1831–32 (Tenpô 2–3)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #, pl. 1257; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 234, horizontal yotsugiri #4.4; Matsuki 1939, #502

Dimensions

Horizontal yotsugiri (quarter ôban); 11.5 x 17 cm (4 1/2 x 6 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.9086

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Hiroshige
広重

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

May 1915, 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