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Fishing for Whitebait in the Bay off Tsukuda (Tsukuda oki no shirauo-tori, below), from the series Floral Calendar of the Eastern Capital (Tôto hana-goyomi)

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From a vertical ôban sheet with two horizontal chûban designs. MFA impressions: 21.4869 (lower half only), RES.49.117 (uncut sheet)

Signed

Keisai ga 渓斎画

Provenance

February 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from J. Clarence Webster 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, 1830s–early 1840s

Catalogue Raisonné

Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 7, Musée Guimet II (1990), pl. 149

Dimensions

Horizontal chûban; 16.5 x 22.8 cm (6 1/2 x 9 in.)

Accession Number

21.4869

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints