Towboats Along the Yotsugi-dôri Canal (Yotsugi-dôri yôsui hikifune), from the series One Hundred Famous Views of Edo (Meisho Edo hyakkei)

「名所江戸百景 四ツ木通用水引ふね」

Japanese
Edo period
1857 (Ansei 4), 2nd month
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Uoya Eikichi (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #12.115, pls. 361, 362; Smith & Poster, 100 Views (1986), #33; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 250, vertical ôban #62.114

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 35.5 x 24.8 cm (14 x 9 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.10423

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

No. 033 (spring section) on the title page for the series.

MFA impressions: 11.17052, 11.45652, 21.10423

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censor's seals: aratame, Snake 2
No blockcutter's mark
改印:改、巳二
彫師:なし

Provenance

November 1916, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding at the Metzgar sale (lot 603); December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection