Iris Garden

菖蒲園

Japanese
Edo period
about 1781–89 (Tenmei era)
Artist Katsukawa Shunchô (Japanese, active about 1780–1801), 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. 133 (complete triptych); Ukiyo-e shûka 5 (AIC 2, 1980), pls. 207-9 (complete triptych); TNM Ukiyo-e cat. 2 (1962), #1742 (R only)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 39.6 x 26.7 cm (15 9/16 x 10 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

21.5939

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Right sheet of incomplete triptych.

Signed

Shunchô ga
春潮画

Markings

Artist's seal: Chûrin

Provenance

Spring 1913, 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