Cherry Blossoms in Full Bloom along the Sumida River (Sumidagawa hanazakari no zu), from the series Famous Places in the Eastern Capital (Tôto meisho)

「東都名所 隅田川花盛之図」

Japanese
Edo period
1843–47 (Tenpô 14–Kôka 4)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Ezakiya Tatsuzô (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #97.6, pl. 964 (with censor's seal); Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 241, horizontal aiban #08.06

Dimensions

Horizontal aiban; 21.4 x 34.3 cm (8 7/16 x 13 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

21.9830

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 21.9830, 21.9831, 21.9839

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censor's seal: Hama
No blockcutter's mark
改印:浜
彫師:なし

Provenance

August 1919, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frederick W. Gookin; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection