Descending Geese on the Sumida River (Sumidagawa rakugan), from the series Fashionable Eight Views of Edo (Fûryû Edo hakkei)

「風流江戸八景 隅田川落雁」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1768 (Meiwa 5)
Artist Suzuki Harunobu (Japanese, 1725–1770)


Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse, The Harunobu Decade (2013), #314; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #323.6, and supp. 1 (1982), pl. 315; Gentles, AIC cat. II (1965), p. 137, #226

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 26.8 x 20.8 cm (10 9/16 x 8 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4508

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Poem: Koete koshi/ mine wa amata no/ kumoji yori/ Sumida ga hara ni/ otsuru karigane

Signed

Harunobu ga
春信画

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