Descending Geese at the Pine Tree of Success (Shubi no matsu no rakugan), from the series Eight Views of Beauties (Bijin hakkei)

「美人八景 首尾の松の落雁」

Japanese
Edo period
1830s
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37 x 25.8 cm (14 9/16 x 10 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

34.500

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.15409, 34.500

The complete series: 34.497 to 34.504, plus 11.15409 (duplicate of 34.500).

Signed

Kôchôrô Kunisada ga
香蝶楼国貞画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

1934, bequest of Nellie Parney Carter to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 4, 1934)

Credit Line

Nellie Parney Carter Collection—Bequest of Nellie Parney Carter