Summer (Natsu), from the series Pleasures of Women at the Height of the Four Seasons (Shiki no kokoro onna asobi)

「四季心女遊 夏」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1844–47 (Kôka 1–4)
Artist Utagawa Kuniyoshi (Japanese, 1797–1861), Publisher Aritaya Seiemon (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Suzuki 1992, #234

Dimensions

Vertical chûban diptych; 25.4 x 37.7 cm (10 x 14 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

49.1252-3

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Diptych (right and center sheets of incomplete triptych): 49.1252 (left), 49.1253 (right)

Signed

Ichiyûsai Kuniyoshi ga (R), Chôôrô Kuniyoshi ga (L)
一勇斎国芳画 朝櫻楼国芳画

Markings

Censor's seal: Watari
No blockcutter's mark
改印:渡
彫師:なし

Provenance

1949, gift of Porter Sargent to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Porter Sargent