Crossing a Log Bridge, from the album Colors of Spring (Haru no iro)

春の色 丸木橋を渡る人々

Japanese
Edo period
1794 (Kansei 6)
Artist Kubo Shunman (Japanese, 1757–1820)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 3, British Museum III (1987), pl. 224 (the book: pls. 220-6); Keyes, Art of Surimono (Chester Beatty cat., 1985), vol. 2, #382.8

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 22 x 37.5 cm (8 11/16 x 14 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.6202

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

From an album of kyôka poetry with illustrations by Tsutsumi Tôrin, Suzuki Rinshô, Shunman, Utamaro and Shigemasa.

The complete book: 2011.1056, 2011.1063

Signed

Shôsadô Kubo Shunman ga
尚左堂窪俊満画

Markings

Artist's seals: Shun, Man

Provenance

May 7, 1918, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding at the F. May sale; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection