Cherry Trees on the Banks of the Sumida River, a Pentaptych (Sumidagawa sakura no kei, gomai tsuzuki)

隅田川桜の景 五枚続

Japanese
Edo period
about 1792 (Kansei 4)
Artist Torii Kiyonaga (Japanese, 1752–1815), Publisher Tsuruya Kiemon (Senkakudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hirano 1939, #0934; Ukiyo-e shûka 2 (1985), list #60

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.8 x 24.6 cm (14 7/8 x 9 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.8416

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

One sheet of incomplete pentaptych.

Signed

Kiyonaga ga
清長画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

June 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Sumitomo collection; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection