Cherry Blossoms in Rain along the Sumida River (Sumidagawa hana no ame), from the series Eight Views of the Eastern Capital (Tôto hakkei)

「東都八景 隅田川花之雨」

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #112.6, pl. 1112; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 238, chûban #12.6; Matsuki 1939, #604

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 22.7 x 17.7 cm (8 15/16 x 6 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.9058

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

No censor's seal
改印:なし

Provenance

May 1916, 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