Beauty under Weeping Cherry, from the series (?) Fashionable Songs of Flowers and Birds (Fûryû kachô nagame)

「風流花鳥眺」 垂桜に美人

Japanese
Edo period
1847–52 (Kôka 4–Kaei 5)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige II (Shigenobu) (Japanese, 1826–1869), Publisher Yamashiroya Jinbei (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.9 x 25.2 cm (14 1/2 x 9 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

00.1447

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Ichiyûsai Shigenobu ga
一幽斎重宣画

Markings

Censors' seals: Kinugasa, Murata
No blockcutter's mark
改印:衣笠、村田
彫師:なし

Provenance

By 1900, William Perkins Babcock (b. 1826 - d. 1899), Boston and Paris; 1900, bequest of William Perkins Babcock to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 05, 1900)

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock