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), Publisher Izumiya Ichibei (Kansendô) (Japanese)


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; first edition: Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #50.4, pl. 529 [sic; should be 530]

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 25.8 x 37.3 cm (10 3/16 x 14 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.9790

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, 54.402

From a reprint edition, with altered title, of a series originally called Edo meisho no uchi, published around 1832-34.

Signed

Unsigned
無款

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