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

「東都名所 隅田川華盛」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1839–42 (Tenpô 10–13)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Kawaguchiya Shôzô (Shôeidô, Eisendô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #68.7, pl. 617; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 244, horizontal ôban #62.08; Tanba 1965, #199; Matsuki 1939, #68

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 23.5 x 35.2 cm (9 1/4 x 13 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.9840

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 21.9838, 21.9840

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection