Cherry Blossoms, from the series A Book of Popular Songs (Hauta no maki)

「葉唄の巻」 桜

Japanese
Edo period
1859 (Ansei 6), 6th month
Artist Shunpûsha (Japanese), Publisher Kogaya Katsugorô (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.3 x 25.8 cm (14 11/16 x 10 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

00.1454

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Poem: Yae hitoe ... usugeshô

Signed

Shunpûsha ga
春風舎画

Markings

Censor's seal: Goat 6 aratame
No blockcutter's mark
改印:未六改
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