The Four Seasons in the South: A Summer Scene (Minami shiki natsu [no] kei)

「南四季夏景」

Japanese
Edo period
Artist Utagawa Toyokuni I (Japanese, 1769–1825), Publisher Izumiya Ichibei (Kansendô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Chiba Mus., Ukiyo-e bi no kiwami (Baur coll. exh. cat., 2001), #69; Rijksmuseum cat. II (The Age of Utamaro, 1979), #131; Ukiyo-e taikei 9 (1976), #s 67-9

Dimensions

Vertical ôban, left sheet of triptych; 37.2 x 26.3 cm (14 5/8 x 10 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.6958

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Triptych: 21.6958-60 (no VR)

MFA impressions: 11.13564 (R only), 11.19609 (C only), 21.6958 (L), 21.6959 (C), 21.6960 (R)

Signed

Toyokuni ga (on each sheet)
豊国画

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