View of Tsukuda Island (Tsukudajima no kei), from the series The Eastern Capital (Tôto)

「東都佃島之景」

Japanese
Edo period
Publisher Nishimuraya Yohachi (Eijudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 7, Musée Guimet II (1990), pl. 140; TNM Ukiyo-e cat. 3 (1963), #3911; Toyama, The Western-style Colour Prints in Japan (1936), pl. 129 (Yamamotoya ed.)

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 25.5 x 37.5 cm (10 1/16 x 14 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

06.1157

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.1157 (pub. Nishimuraya Yohachi), 11.25140 (Yamamotoya Heikichi), 50.275 (Nishimuraya Yohachi)

Signed

Hokuju ga
北寿画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

1900, purchased by Denman Waldo Ross from Yamanaka & Co., New York; 1906 gift of Denman Waldo Ross, Cambridge, Massachusetts to the MFA. (Accession Date: March 8, 1906)

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection