An image of Sailing boats returning to Yabase

Hiroshige Andô/Utagawa

(Japan 1797 – 1858)

Sailing boats returning to Yabase, from the series Eight views of Lake Biwa

Location
Not on display
Place of origin
Japan
Period
Japan: Edo (Tokugawa) period 1615–1868, Tenpo era 1830–1844
Year
circa 1834
Media
Print
Medium
woodblock print; ink and colour on paper
Dimensions
22.8 x 35.5 cm image; 25.3 x 38.0 cm sheet
Signature & date

Signed l.l., in Japanese, ink [incised on block] "Hiroshige ga" [picture by Hiroshige]. Not dated.

Credit
Purchased 1961
Accession number
DO11.1961