The Tanabata Festival (Tanabata), from the series Parties for the Five Festivals (Gosetsu en)

「五節宴 七夕」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1784 (Tenmei 4)
Artist Senkadô Sanchô (Japanese, active about 1772–1781)


Catalogue Raisonné

Series: Hirano, Kiyonaga (1939), #C13

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 26.3 x 19.7 cm (10 3/8 x 7 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.5819

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Sanchô ga

Provenance

September 1911, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from the E. F. Fenollosa collection; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection