Kisarazu in Kazusa Province (Kazusa Kisarazu), from the series Famous Places of Awa, Kazusa, and Shimôsa Provinces (Bôsô Meisho)

「房総名所 上総木更津」

Japanese
Edo period
1852 (Kaei 5), 11th month
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Tsujiya Yasubei (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 230, fan prints #97.1; Matsuki and Yamada, Ichiryûsai Hiroshige dansen-e (1924), #98

Dimensions

Uchiwa-e on horizontal aiban sheet; 22.5 x 29.3 cm (8 7/8 x 11 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

53.504

Medium or Technique

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

Out on Loan

On display at Scuderie del Quirinale, Rome, Italy, February 28, 2018 – July 29, 2018

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Another print in the series: 53.502.

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censors' seals: Mera, Watanabe, Rat 11 (in fan shape)
No blockcutter's mark
改印:米良、渡辺
彫師:なし

Provenance

1953, gift of Louis Aaron Lebowich (b. 1880), Boston, to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 14, 1953)

Credit Line

Gift of L. Aaron Lebowich