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Part 7: Ushiwakamaru Stealthily Looks at the Secret Book of Kiichi Hôgan (Nanakai, Ushiwakamaru hisoka ni Kiichi Hôgan no hisho o miru), from the series The Life of Yoshitsune (Yoshitsune ichidaiki no uchi)

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MFA impressions: 11.17249, 21.8966

Signed

Hiroshige ga 広重画

Provenance

February 1916, 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, about 1832–34 (Tenpô 3–5)

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 243, horizontal ôban #85.07

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 24.3 x 35.8 cm (9 9/16 x 14 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.8966

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints