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 triptych; 36.1 x 75.1 cm (14 3/16 x 29 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.5506-8

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Triptych: 21.5506 (left), 21.5507 (center), 21.5508 (right)

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

Signed

Kiyonaga ga (on right sheet only)
清長画

Provenance

Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection