Enjoying the Cool Air in a Garden

庭中の涼み

Japanese
Edo period
about 1788–90 (Tenmei 8–Kansei 2)
Artist Kitagawa Utamaro I (Japanese, early 1750s–1806), Publisher Tsutaya Jûzaburô (Kôshodô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Asano and Clark 1995, #40; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 4.3.2

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38.3 x 25.6 cm (15 1/16 x 10 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

06.625

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Center sheet of incomplete triptych; 21.6358 is the right sheet.

Inscription

Poem, anonymous (Yomibito shirazu): Natsu nagara/ yuki no hata e no/ suzushisa yo/ koshiji ni orishi/ chijimi-katabira

Signed

Utamaro ga
歌麿画

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection