Twilight Snow on the Sumida RIver (Sumidagawa bosetsu), from the series Eight Views of Edo (Edo hakkei)
about 1801 (Kansei 13/Kyôwa 1)
Artist Kitagawa Utamaro I (Japanese, early 1750s–1806)
Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #480.3; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 246.1.3; Ukiyo-e taisei 7 (1931), #391
Vertical aiban; 33.1 x 22.6 cm (13 1/16 x 8 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Not On View
Ukiyo-e shûka identifies the publisher of the series as Moriya Jihei, but there is no publisher’s mark on this impression.
No censor's seal
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.
William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection