Fishing for Whitebait in the Bay off Tsukuda (Tsukuda oki no shirauo-tori, below), from the series Floral Calendar of the Eastern Capital (Tôto hana-goyomi)
Artist Keisai Eisen (Japanese, 1790–1848)
Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 7, Musée Guimet II (1990), pl. 149
Horizontal chûban; 16.5 x 22.8 cm (6 1/2 x 9 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Not On View
From a vertical ôban sheet with two horizontal chûban designs.
MFA impressions: 21.4869 (lower half only), RES.49.117 (uncut sheet)
February 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from J. Clarence Webster Collection; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.
William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection