A Picnic Party in Autumn

秋の行楽

Japanese
Edo period
about 1785–95 (late Tenmei to early Kansei era)
Artist Katsukawa Shunchô (Japanese, active about 1780–1801)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 6, Musee Guimet I (1990), pl. 142; Hillier, Vever cat. 2 (1976), #510; Ukiyo-e taisei 6 (1931), #187

Dimensions

Vertical ôban diptych; 36.9 x 49.7 cm (14 1/2 x 19 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

06.692a-b

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Diptych (two sheets of incomplete triptych): 06.692a-b

MFA impressions: 06.692a-b (two right sheets only), 21.7341-3 (complete triptych)

Signed

Shunchô ga (on each sheet)

春潮画

Markings

Artist's seal: Chûrin

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection