Tossing Earthenware Dishes at Asuka Hill (Asukayama kawarake nage), from the series The Pride of Edo: Thirty-six Scenes (Edo jiman sanjû rokkei)

「江戸自慢 三十六興 飛鳥山投土器」

Japanese
Edo period
1864 (Bunkyû 4/Genji 1), 8th month
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Artist Utagawa Hiroshige II (Shigenobu) (Japanese, 1826–1869), Publisher Hiranoya Shinzô (Aikindô), Blockcutter Ôta Komakichi (Hori Koma, Hori Tashichi) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Takeuchi, "Media," in Ukiyo-e geijutsu 140 (2001), fig. 1

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.8 x 25.5 cm (14 1/2 x 10 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

00.1208

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Kiô Toyokuni hitsu, in toshidama cartouche; Hiroshige ga
喜翁 豊国筆(年玉印)

Markings

Censor's seal: Rat 8 aratame
Blockcutter's mark: Hori Tashichi
改印:子八改
彫師:彫多七

Provenance

By 1900, William Perkins Babcock (b. 1826 - d. 1899), Boston and Paris; 1900, bequest of William Perkins Babcock to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 05, 1900)

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock