View of Tsukuda Island (Tsukudajima no kei), from the series The Eastern Capital (Tôto)

「東都佃島之景」

Japanese
Edo period
Artist Shôtei Hokuju (Japanese, 1763–1824), Publisher Nishimuraya Yohachi (Eijudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 7, Musée Guimet II (1990), pl. 140; TNM Ukiyo-e cat. 3 (1963), #3911; Toyama, The Western-style Colour Prints in Japan (1936), pl. 129 (Yamamotoya ed.)

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 25.6 x 36.5 cm (10 1/16 x 14 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

50.275

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.1157 (pub. Nishimuraya Yohachi), 11.25140 (Yamamotoya Heikichi), 50.275 (Nishimuraya Yohachi)

Signed

Hokuju ga
北寿画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

1950, purchased by the MFA from an unidentified source. (Accession Date: March 9, 1950)

Credit Line

Asiatic Curator's Fund