Excursion to View Cherry Blossoms by the Sumida River (Sumidagawa hana no yûran)

「隅田川花の遊覧」

Japanese
Meiji era
1887 (Meiji 20), registered December 27
Artist Yôshû Chikanobu (Hashimoto Chikanobu) (Japanese, 1838–1912), Publisher Miura Takeaki (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Virgin et al., Japan at the Dawn of the Modern Age (MFA, 2001), #6, photo p. 45; Sharf, Imaging Meiji (1997), #10, no photo; Tanba, Nishiki-e ni miru Meiji tennô to Meiji jidai (1966), #106

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 37 x 75.4 cm (14 9/16 x 29 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

2000.496a-c

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Yôshû Chikanobu hitsu

楊洲周延筆

Provenance

Previously owned by various dealers: primarily in London and Tokyo. Purchased between 1985-1999.

Credit Line

Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection