Shinagawa: Ômori, Gathering the Famous Seaweed (Shinagawa, Ômori, meisan nori tori), cut from sheet 1 of the series Cutout Pictures of the Tôkaidô Road (Tôkaidô harimaze zue)

東海道張交図絵 「品川 大森 名産海苔取」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1848–49 (Kaei 1–2)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Ibaya Senzaburô (Dansendô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 7, Musee Guimet II (1990), pl. 171 (uncut sheet); Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 251, ôban #46.01; Tanba 1965, #471

Dimensions

Harimaze, cut from vertical ôban sheet; 17 x 16.9 cm (6 11/16 x 6 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.8725

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

From a sheet of four designs: caligraphic series title, plus pictures for Nihonbashi, Shinagawa, and Kawasaki stations.
MFA impressions: 11.17211 (uncut sheet), 21.8725 (Shinagawa)

Signed

(this picture unsigned)

Markings

Censors' seals: Hama, Magome
No blockcutter's mark

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection