Enjoying the Evening Cool on the Banks of the Sumida River

大川端の夕涼

Japanese
Edo period
about 1784 (Tenmei 4)
Artist Torii Kiyonaga (Japanese, 1752–1815)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hirano 1939, #0642; Ukiyo-e shûka 2 (1985), list #21; Ukiyo-e shûka 5 (1980), pls. 6-7

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.5 x 25.8 cm (14 3/4 x 10 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.5488

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Left sheet of incomplete diptych.

MFA impressions: 11.13901 (right sheet), 21.5481 (right sheet), 21.5488 (left sheet)

Signed

Kiyonaga ga
清長画

Provenance

August 1919, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frederick W. Gookin; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection