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

「江都名所 隅田川はな盛」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1832–34 (Tenpô 3–5)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Sanoya Kihei (Kikakudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #49.7, pl. 459; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 247, horizontal ôban #11.10

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 24.4 x 37.8 cm (9 5/8 x 14 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.45

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions:
First edition, with publisher’s mark “Kikakudô” (Sakai pl. 459): 06.2608, 11.41825, 20.45
Second edition, with publisher’s mark “Sanoki: (Sakai pl. 471): RES.52.93, RES.54.184
Publisher’s mark cut off: 06.1506, 11.2096, 11.2295

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

1920, gift of Henry Adams (b. 1838 - d. 1919) to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 22, 1920)

Credit Line

Adams Collection