Cherry Blossoms in Full Bloom along the Sumida River (Sumidagawa hanazakari), from the series Famous Places in Edo (Edo meisho)

「江戸名所 隅田川花盛」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1839–42 (Tenpô 10–13)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #59.2, pl. 607; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 247, horizontal ôban #10.2; Matsuki 1939, #158

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 25.2 x 36.4 cm (9 15/16 x 14 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.9954

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.1396, 21.9954, 21.9955

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Provenance

May 1917, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection