Cherry Trees in Rain on the Sumida River Embankment (Sumida zutsumi uchû no sakura), from the series Famous Places in the Eastern Capital (Tôto meisho)

「東都名所 隅田堤雨中之桜」

Japanese
Edo period
1850s
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #?, pl. 856; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 244, horizontal ôban #60.06; Tanba 1965, #196; Matsuki 1939, #111

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 19.8 x 32.4 cm (7 13/16 x 12 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

06.602

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.602, 21.9790, 21.9791, 21.9792, 21.9793, 21.9794, 21.9795

From a reprint edition, with altered title, of a series originally called Edo meisho no uchi, published around 1832-34.
Censor’s seal and publisher’s mark in right margin, cut off of this impression.

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection