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View of Tsukuda Island (Tsukudajima no kei), from the series The Eastern Capital (Tôto)

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MFA impressions: 06.1157 (pub. Nishimuraya Yohachi), 11.25140 (Yamamotoya Heikichi), 50.275 (Nishimuraya Yohachi)

Signed

Hokuju ga 北寿画

Marks

Censor's seal: kiwame 改印: 極

Provenance

1900, purchased by Denman Waldo Ross from Yamanaka & Co., New York; 1906 gift of Denman Waldo Ross, Cambridge, Massachusetts to the MFA. (Accession Date: March 8, 1906)

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Japanese, Edo period,

Catalogue Raisonné

Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 7, Musée Guimet II (1990), pl. 140

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 25.5 x 37.5 cm (10 1/16 x 14 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

06.1157

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints