Panoramic View of Plum-blosson Viewing (Kanbai enkei), from the triptych series Flower Garden of the Four Seasons in the Inner Precincts at Asakusa (Asakusa okuyama shiki hanazono)
1852 (Kaei 5), 12th month
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Other artist Utagawa Kuniteru II (Kunitsuna II) (Japanese, 1830–1874), Publisher Moriya Jihei (Kinshindô) (Japanese)
Vertical ôban diptych; 37.5 x 50.7 cm (14 3/4 x 19 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Not On View
Diptych: 00.763 (left), 00.765 (right)
The ttile is on the left sheet, missing from the MFA collection; the complete triptych is in, e.g., the National Diet Library.
Toyokuni ga, in toshidama cartouche (on each sheet); Monjin Kunitsuna ...
Censors' seals: Kinugasa, Murata, Rat 12
No blockcutter's mark
By 1900, William Perkins Babcock (b. 1826 - d. 1899), Boston and Paris; 1900, bequest of William Perkins Babcock to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 05, 1900)
Bequest of William Perkins Babcock