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Descending Geese at Hiragata (Hiragata no rakugan), from the series Eight Superb Views of Kanazawa (Kanazawa hasshô zu)

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Signed

Artist's seals: Hiro, Shige

Provenance

May 1915, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection

Japanese, Edo period,

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 233, horizontal yotsugiri #40.8

Dimensions

Horizontal yotsugiri (quarter ôban); 12.4 x 18.5 cm (4 7/8 x 7 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.6815

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints