View of Ushijima across the Asakusa River from the Mouth of the San'ya Moat (Asakusagawa San'ya-bori iriguchi mukai Ushijima no kei), from the series The Eastern Capital (Tôto)

「東都 浅草川 山谷堀入口向 牛島之景」

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. 135

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 24.6 x 36.5 cm (9 11/16 x 14 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

RES.54.105

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Shôtei Hokuju ga
昇亭北寿画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

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