Pleasures of a Rainy Spring Evening (Harusame yutaka no yûbae)

春雨豊夕栄(はるさめゆたかのゆふばえ)

Japanese
Edo period
1855 (Ansei 2), 12th month
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Publisher Tsutaya Kichizô (Kôeidô) (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 35.5 x 24.6 cm (14 x 9 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.3215.4

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Left sheet of incomplete triptych.

MFA impressions: 00.960VR (00.960, 00.961, 00.1471), 17.3215.4 (left sheet), 11.43577a-c

Signed

Toyokuni ga, in toshidama cartouche
豊国画(年玉枠)

Markings

Censor's seals: aratame, Hare 12
No blockcutter's mark
改印:改、卯十二
彫師:なし

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection