Cherry Blossoms on Asuka Hill in Edo (Tôto Asuka no hana), from the series Snow, Moon, and Flowers at Famous Scenic Spots (Shôkei setsugekka)

「勝景雪月花 東都 飛鳥の花」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1832–33 (Tenpô 3–4)
Artist Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, 1760–1849), Publisher Akamatsuya Shôtarô (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 16 (1981), p. 224, horizontal koban #19.3

Dimensions

Horizontal koban; 12.5 x 17 cm (4 15/16 x 6 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.9231

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Saki no Hokusai Iitsu hitsu
前北斎為一筆

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

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