The Pine Tree of Successful Conclusion (Shubi no matsu), from the series Plants and Trees at Famous Places in Edo (Edo meisho sômoku zukushi)

「江戸名所草木尽 首尾の松」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1844–47 (Kôka 1–4)
Artist Utagawa Kuniyoshi (Japanese, 1797–1861), Publisher Ebiya Rinnosuke (Kaijudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Suzuki 1992, #258

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 35.9 x 72.8 cm (14 1/8 x 28 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

47.53-5

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Triptych: 47.53 (left), 47.54 (center), 47.55 (right)

Signed

Chôôrô Kuniyoshi ga (on each sheet)

朝櫻楼国芳画

Markings

Censors' seals: Hama (on right and left sheets), Muramatsu (on center sheet)
No blockcutter's mark

改印(右、左):浜
改印(中):村松
彫師:なし

Provenance

1947, gift of Miss Lucy T. Aldrich to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Lucy T. Aldrich