Artist: Utagawa Kuniyoshi (歌川国芳)

Print: View of Enoshima and Fuji from Shichirigahama (Shichiri gahama yori Enoshima no tokei - 七里ヶ浜より江の島乃遠景) - center panel of a triptych

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Dates: 1847 - 1852,created
Dimensions: 9.75 in,14.25 in,Overall dimensions
Medium: Japanese woodblock print
Inscription: Signed: Ichiyūsai Kuniyoshi ga
Censor seals: Mera and Murata

Related links: Museum für angewandte Kunst, Vienna ; British Museum - two of the panels from a later edition; Fujisawa Ukiyo-e Museum - the full triptych; Museum für angewandte Kunst, Vienna - left-hand panel of this triptych with the publisher's seal;

Physical description:

This is the center panel of a triptych by Kuniyoshi. One can tell, from this image alone, what a successful outing these women and children have had. The woman who is standing up is holding a large lobster, an ebi, in her right hand. The basket she is holding with her left hand has fish in it. The woman who is stooping down is looking back at the other woman and offering her a shell, possibly an oyster.


The publisher is probably Tsutaya Umejirō, based on the seal of left left-hand panel of the triptych.