Falconer and Ladies Viewing Cherry Blossoms at a Temple

花見貴婦人に鷹匠

Japanese
Edo period
1800 (Kansei 12), 3rd month
Artist Utagawa Toyokuni I (Japanese, 1769–1825), Publisher Izumiya Ichibei (Kansendô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 9, Musées Royaux d'Art et d'Histoire, Brussels (1989), pl. 201

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 36.8 x 75.8 cm (14 1/2 x 29 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.7786-8

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Triptych: 21.7786 (left), 21.7787 (center), 21.7788 (right)

MFA impressions: 11.13517 (left sheet only), 21.7786-8 (complete)

Signed

Toyokuni ga (on each sheet)
豊国画

Markings

Censor's seal: Monkey 3

Provenance

March 1918, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection