A Poetry Gathering at Night

俳諧席の戻り (塀の内外)

Japanese
Edo period
about 1785–89 (late Tenmei era)
Artist Kubo Shunman (Japanese, 1757–1820), Publisher Fushimiya Zenroku (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 2, British Museum II (1988), pl. 60; Ukiyo-e taikei 4 (1975), #s 259-261; TNM Ukiyo-e cat. 2 (1962), #s 1644-6

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 37.6 x 74.7 cm (14 13/16 x 29 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.7365-7

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Triptych: 21.7365 (right), 21.7366 (center), 21.7367 (left)

MFA impressions: 11.14949-51, 21.7365-7

Signed

Kubo Shunman ga (on right sheet), Shôsadô Kubo Shunman ga (on center sheet), Shôsadô Shunman ga (on left sheet)
窪俊満画  尚左堂窪俊満画  尚左堂俊満画

Markings

Artist's seal: Shunman

Provenance

February 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from J. Clarence Webster Collection; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection