A Ferry on the Sumida River

真崎の渡し舟

Japanese
Edo period
about 1787 (Tenmei 7)
Artist Torii Kiyonaga (Japanese, 1752–1815), Publisher Kôzuya Isuke (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hirano 1939, #0847; Ukiyo-e shûka 2 (1985), list #44

Dimensions

Vertical ôban, right sheet of triptych; 37.8 x 25.8 cm (14 7/8 x 10 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.5625

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Right sheet of incomplete triptych.

MFA impressions: 11.13875 (left); 57.585 (center); 11.13902, 21.5625 (right)Unidentified “Sagin” publisher’s mark.

Signed

Kiyonaga ga
清長画

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane collection (#575); December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection