江戸近郊八景之内 芝浦晴嵐
Clearing Weather at Shibaura

Artist:
Utagawa Hiroshige (Japanese, Tokyo (Edo) 1797–1858 Tokyo (Edo))
Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
ca. 1838
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Polychrome woodblock print; ink and color on paper
Dimensions:
10 x 15 in. (25.4 x 38.1 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Howard Mansfield Collection, Purchase, Rogers Fund, 1936
Accession Number:
JP2477
Not on view
Signature: Hiroshige ga

Inscription: Poem:
The clouds having blown away and the strong wind died,
across the calm bay of Shibaura, the provinces of Awa
and Kazusa can be seen (as if they were floating) on
the gentle waves.

Note: Awa also means foam.
Howard Mansfield , New York (until 1936; sold to MMA)