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Fishing by Torchlight on Lotus Lake, no. 5 from the series Eight Views of Kanazawa

Fishing by Torchlight on Lotus Lake, no. 5 from the series Eight Views of Kanazawa

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Utagawa Hiroshige

Artist
Utagawa Hiroshige
(Japanese, 1797 - 1858)
Title
Fishing by Torchlight on Lotus Lake, no. 5 from the series Eight Views of Kanazawa
Date
1835-1845
Medium
Color woodcut
Dimensions
152 x 210 mm Overall
Credit
Bequest of John H. Van Vleck
Accession No.
1980.1258
Classification
Prints
Geography
Japan

Related

By 1925, purchased in Japan by Frank Lloyd Wright; ca. 1926, acquired by The Bank of Wisconsin; 1928, sold to Edward Burr Van Vleck (Madison, WI); 1943, passed through inheritance to Edward’s son, John H. Van Vleck (Madison, WI); 9 January 1980, bequeathed by John H. Van Vleck to the Elvehjem Museum of Art [now called Chazen Museum of Art]

  • Matsumura, Masako. "Hiroshige's Rokuju-yoshu Meisho Zue (Famous Views of the Sixty-Odd Provinces), vol. 7 and 8." Tokyo: Hiraki Ukiyo-e Museum, 2013. vol. 7, p. 75

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