Yellowtail, Blowfish, and Plum Blossoms, from an untitled series known as Large Fish

魚尽くし いなだ、ふぐ、梅

Japanese
Edo period
about 1840–42 (Tenpô 11–13)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Yamadaya Shôjirô (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 243, horizontal ôban #100.04

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 25.6 x 37.2 cm (10 1/16 x 14 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.9615

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.17172, 21.9615

Inscription

Poem

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu
広重筆

Markings

No censor's seal
No blockcutter's mark

Provenance

November 1912, 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