Waterfall River at Ôji (Ôji Takinogawa), from the series Famous Places in the Eastern Capital (Tôto meisho)

「東都名所 王子滝の川」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1839–42 (Tenpô 10–13)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Sanoya Kihei (Kikakudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #54.4, pls. 507-508; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 244, horizontal ôban #63.04; Matsuki 1939, #36

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 23.2 x 36.1 cm (9 1/8 x 14 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

54.400

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.566, 21.9908, 54.400

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

No censor's seal
改印: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