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Fishing Boats at Tsukuda Island (Tsukudajima isaribune no zu), from the harimaze series Famous Places in the Eastern Capital (Tôto meisho)

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From a series of five sheets with three small designs each, for a total of fifteen views. On this sheet: 21.8835 (Tsukudajima), 21.8838 (Matsushiyama), and a third scene of Ochanomizu.

Signed

Hiroshige ga 広重画

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection

Japanese, Edo period, about 1843–44 (Tenpô 14–Kôka 1)

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 251, vertical ôban #49.4; Tanba 1965, #461 (uncut sheet); Matsuki 1939, #574 (uncut sheet)

Dimensions

Harimaze, cut from vertical ôban sheet; 17.5 x 17 cm (6 7/8 x 6 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.8835

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints