Center sheet of: Snow View (Yuki no nagame), from the series Fashionable Genji (Fûryû Genji)

風流源氏 雪の眺め

Japanese
Edo period
1853 (Kaei 6), 12th month
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Iseya Kanekichi (Japanese), Blockcutter Yokokawa Takejirô (Hori Take)


Catalogue Raisonné

Marks et al., Genji's World (2012), list #G550-02, pl. 234; Mueller et al., Competition and Collaboration (2007), #156; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 248, ôban triptych #094.7; Tanba 1965, #113

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.7 x 25.8 cm (14 13/16 x 10 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.5917

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Center sheet of incomplete triptych co-designed with Kunisada (Toyokuni III).

MFA impressions: 06.1264 (center sheet only), 11.39586a-c (complete triptych), 21.5917 (center sheet only), 47.25-7 (complete triptych), 2016.924

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu
広重筆

Markings

Censor's seals: aratame, Ox 12
Blockcutter's mark: Hori Take
Artist's seal: Ichiryûsai
改印:改、丑十二
彫師:彫竹

Provenance

Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection