Twilight Snow on the Sumida RIver (Sumidagawa bosetsu), from the series Eight Views of Edo (Edo hakkei)

「江戸八景 隅田川暮雪」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1801 (Kansei 13/Kyôwa 1)
Artist Kitagawa Utamaro I (Japanese, early 1750s–1806)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #480.3; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 246.1.3; Ukiyo-e taisei 7 (1931), #391

Dimensions

Vertical aiban; 33.1 x 22.6 cm (13 1/16 x 8 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.6523

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Ukiyo-e shûka identifies the publisher of the series as Moriya Jihei, but there is no publisher’s mark on this impression.

Signed

Utamaro hitsu
歌麿筆

Markings

No censor's seal
改印:なし

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