Picnic in a Daimyô's Garden

大名屋敷の庭遊び

Japanese
Edo period
about 1786 (Tenmei 6)
Artist Torii Kiyonaga (Japanese, 1752–1815)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hirano 1939, #0795; Ukiyo-e shûka 2 (1985), list #36, and pls. 141-3

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38.8 x 26.3 cm (15 1/4 x 10 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

23.188

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Center sheet of incomplete triptych.

MFA impressions: 21.5506-8 (complete triptych), 23.188 (center sheet only)

Signed

Kiyonaga ga
清長画

Provenance

1923, anonymous gift to the MFA. (Accession date: April 5, 1923)

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Horatio Greenough Curtis