Leafy Cherry Trees on the Sumida River (Sumidagawa hazakura no kei), from the series Famous Places in the Eastern Capital (Tôto meisho)

「東都名所 隅田川葉桜之景」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1831–32 (Tenpô 2–3)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Kawaguchiya Shôzô (Shôeidô, Eisendô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #46.6, pl. 445; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 244, horizontal ôban #61.06; Suzuki, Hiroshige (1970), #95; Matsuki 1939, #10

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 21.2 x 34.5 cm (8 3/8 x 13 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.5246

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 21.5238, 21.5246

Signed

Ichiyûsai Hiroshige ga
一幽斎広重画

Provenance

December 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Y. Sumitomo & Co.; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection