Poem by ?, from the series Enjoying the Cool of Evening on the Riverbed at Shijô in Kyoto (Miyako Shijô-gawara yûsuzumi)

「京四条河原夕涼

Japanese
Edo period
early 1790s
Artist Katsukawa Shunchô (Japanese, active about 1780–1801)


Catalogue Raisonné

Another print in the series: Rijksmuseum, Age of Utamaro (1979), #40

Dimensions

Vertical aiban; 30.4 x 21 cm (11 15/16 x 8 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

RES.52.83

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Another impression in Harvard Art Museum (but no additional information).

Inscription

Poem: Shijôgawara/ Atsusa wa...

Signed

Shunchô ga
春潮画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

1952, gift of Dr. G.S. Amsden to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 9, 1952)

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. G. S. Amsden