Cherry Blossoms in Rain along the Sumida River (Sumidagawa uchû no hana), from the series Famous Places in Edo (Edo meisho no uchi)
about 1839–42 (Tenpô 10–13)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858)
Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #63.9, pl. 757; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 246, horizontal ôban #22.09; Matsuki 1939, #166
Horizontal ôban; 23.6 x 36 cm (9 5/16 x 14 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Not On View
First edition, without censor’s seal: 21.10061, 21.10062
Second edition, with censor’s seal: 06.1404, 21.10063, 21.10064
No publisher’s mark on this impression; series published by Maruya Jinpachi.
No censor's seal
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.
William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection