The First Month (Mutsumashizuki), from the series Fashionable Monthly Pilgrimages in the Four Seasons (Fûryû shiki no tsuki môde)

「風流四季の月詣 むつまし月」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1784 (Tenmei 4)
Artist Torii Kiyonaga (Japanese, 1752–1815)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hirano 1939, #0645; Ukiyo-e shûka 2 (1985), list #231.1, and pl. 31

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 25.6 x 18.9 cm (10 1/16 x 7 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.5560

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.19397, 21.5560

Signed

Kiyonaga ga
清長画

Provenance

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

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection