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)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858)
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]
Horizontal ôban; 21.7 x 34.3 cm (8 9/16 x 13 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Not On View
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.
Censor’s seal and publisher’s mark in right margin, cut off of this impression.
May 1915, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.
William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection