Gathering Shellfish in the Sea at the Benten Shrine in Susaki (Susaki Benten no yashiro kaijô shiohigari), from the series Famous Places in Edo (Edo meisho)

「江戸名所 洲崎弁天之社海上汐干狩」

Japanese
Edo period
1854 (Ansei 1), 8th month
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), pl. 743; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 247, horizontal ôban #16.8; Matsuki 1939, #223

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 21.5 x 34.3 cm (8 7/16 x 13 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

06.874

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Publisher’s mark and date seal in lower right margin, cut off of this impression.

Preliminary drawing (shita-e): 53.2044

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censor's seals: aratame, (Tiger 8)
No blockcutter's mark
改印:改、(寅八)
彫師:なし

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection