The Third Month, from the series Twelve Months in the South (Minami jûni kô)

「美南見十二候」 三月 飛鳥山の花見

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Hirano 1939, #0625; Ukiyo-e shûka 2 (1985), list #12.1; Ukiyo-e shûka 5 (AIC, 1980), pls. 48-9

Dimensions

Vertical ôban diptych; 39.3 x 50.7 cm (15 1/2 x 19 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.7423-4

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Diptych: 21.7423 (left), 21.7424 (right)
MFA impressions: 11.13951 (right sheet only), 21.7423-4 (complete diptych)

Signed

Kiyonaga ga (on each sheet)
清長画

Provenance

January 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from J. Clarence Webster Collection; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection