Untitled harimaze sheet with six designs, clockwise from TR: calligraphy; bridge pillars; camellia; the Noh play Dôjô-ji; dancers

張交 書、橋の裏、椿、道成寺、踊り

Japanese
Edo period
1847–52 (Kôka 4–Kaei 5)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Yamadaya Shôjirô (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical aiban (harimaze); 33.1 x 22.5 cm (13 1/16 x 8 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

RES.54.16

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 21.8886 (dancers), RES.54.16 (uncut sheet)

Signed

Ryûsai (on bridge pillars and dancers), Tôkai (on camellia), Hiroshige (on Dôjô-ji)
立斎、東海、広重

Markings

Censors' seals: Kinugasa, Watanabe
No blockcutter's mark
改印:衣笠、渡辺
彫師:なし

Provenance

1954, by exchange from Worcester Art Museum to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 8, 1954)

Credit Line

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston—Worcester Art Museum exchange, made possible through the Special Korean Pottery Fund, Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution, and Smithsonian Institution—Chinese Expedition, 1923–24