View of Tago Bay (Tago no Ura fûkei)

「田子のうら風景」

Japanese
Edo period
1857 (Ansei 4), 12th month
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Publisher Maruya Jinpachi (Marujin, Enjudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

MFA, Kuniyoshi & Kunisada (2016), #141; Marks et al., Genji's World (2012), list #G509, pl. 185; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 248, ôban triptych #059

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 36.4 x 74.7 cm (14 5/16 x 29 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

52.1437-9

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Triptych: 52.1437 (left), 52.1438 (center), 52.1439 (right)

Signed

Toyokuni ga, in toshidama cartouche (right sheet); Hiroshige hitsu (left sheet)
豊国画(年玉枠)  広重筆

Markings

Censor's seals: aratame, Snake 12
No blockcutter's mark
Artist's seal: Ichiryûsai (on left sheet)
改印:改、巳十二
彫師:なし

Provenance

1952, gift of Dr. G.S. Amsden to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 9, 1952)

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. G. S. Amsden