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Fishing Boats with Nets under Ryôgoku Bridge

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Left sheet of incomplete triptych. MFA impressions: 11.14493-5 (complete triptych, no publisher's mark, kiwame seal), 21.6343 (left sheet only, earlier edition with mark of Fushimiya Zenroku)

Signed

Utamaro ga 歌麿画

Provenance

September 1911, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from the E. F. Fenollosa collection; 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, about 1790 (Kansei 2)

Catalogue Raisonné

Asano and Clark 1995, #51 (complete triptych); Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #517.1.2, 517.2.2, 517.3.2; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 24.1.1-3 (variant with publisher's mark)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36 x 25.7 cm (14 3/16 x 10 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.6343

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints