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Snow View (Yuki no nagame), center sheet of a triptych from the series Fashionable Genji (Fûryû Genji)

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Center sheet of incomplete triptych co-designed with Kunisada (Toyokuni III). MFA impressions: 06.1264 (center sheet only), 11.39586a-c (complete triptych), 21.5917 (center sheet only), 47.25-7 (complete triptych)

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu 広重筆

Marks

Censor's seals: aratame, Ox 12 Blockcutter's mark: Hori Take Artist's seal: Ichiryûsai

Provenance

Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan; 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, 1853 (Kaei 6), 12th month

Catalogue Raisonné

Marks et al., Genji's World (2012), list #G550-02, pl. 234; Mueller et al., Competition and Collaboration (2007), #156; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 248, ôban triptych #094.7; Tanba 1965, #113

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.7 x 25.8 cm (14 13/16 x 10 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.5917

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints