Waterfall Seen from Behind at Nikkô (Nikkô urami taki), from an untitled series of landscapes
Taishô-era printing of Edo-period design?
early 20th century
Artist Utagawa Kuniyoshi (Japanese, 1797–1861)
Levine and Harkins, "A Posthumously Published Print Album by Kuniyoshi," Impressions 11 (summer 1985); another print in the series: Robinson, Kuniyoshi (1961), pl. 46
Horizontal ôban; 26.5 x 37.5 cm (10 7/16 x 14 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Not On View
Robinson suggests a date of ca. 1840 for the series; but Levine and Harkins state that the design is one of an album of eight landscapes, published by Wakita in Osaka in the early twentieth century, after original designs by Kuniyoshi.
Ichiyûsai Kuniyoshi ga
No censor's seal
Artist's seal: toshidama
1949, gift of Porter Sargent to the MFA.
Gift of Porter Sargent