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 triptych; 38 x 77 cm (14 15/16 x 30 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.7341-3

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Triptych: 21.7341 (left), 21.7342 (center), 21.7343 (right)

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

September 1911, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from the E. F. Fenollosa collection; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection