Cherry Blossoms in the Wind

花の風

Japanese
Edo period
about 1795–1801 (late Kansei era)
Artist Utagawa Toyokuni I (Japanese, 1769–1825), Publisher Izumiya Ichibei (Kansendô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 2, British Museum II (1988), pl. 222

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 37.5 x 75.8 cm (14 3/4 x 29 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.7386-8

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Triptych: 21.7386 (left), 21.7387 (center), 21.7388 (right)

MFA impressions: 11.25018-20, 11.13812-4, 21.7386-8

Signed

Toyokuni ga (on each sheet)
豊国画

Provenance

Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection