Wakasa Province: A Fishing Boat Catching Flat-Fish in a Net (Wakasa, Gyosen karei ami), from the series Famous Places in the Sixty-odd Provinces [of Japan] ([Dai Nihon] Rokujûyoshû meisho zue)

「六十余州名所図絵 若狭 漁船鰈網」

Japanese
Edo period
1853 (Kaei 6), 9th month
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Koshimuraya Heisuke (Koshihei) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 249, ôban #64.69

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 35.5 x 25 cm (14 x 9 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

06.823.30

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

No. 30 (Hokurikudô group) on the title page for the series.

MFA impressions: 06.823.30, 11.17045, 11.36904

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu
広重筆

Markings

Censors' seals: Hama, Magome, Ox 9
Blockcutter's mark: Hori Ko-Sen
改印:浜、馬込、丑九
彫師:彫小仙

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection