Viewing Bush Clover, from the series Current Manners in Eastern Brocade (Fûzoku Azuma no nishiki)

「風俗東之錦」 萩見

Japanese
Edo period
about 1785 (Tenmei 5)
Artist Torii Kiyonaga (Japanese, 1752–1815)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hirano 1939, #0590; Ukiyo-e shûka 2 (1985), list #8.19; Ukiyo-e shûka 11 (British Museum, 1979), pls. 35-6

Dimensions

Vertical ôban diptych; 39.3 x 51.7 cm (15 1/2 x 20 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.13879, 21.1798

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Diptych: 11.13879 (right), 21.1798 (left)

Signed

Kiyonaga ga (on each sheet)

清長画

Provenance

Prior to 1911, purchased by William Sturgis Bigelow (b. 1850 - d. 1926), Boston; gift of William Sturgis Bigelow to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 7, 1911)

Credit Line

Anonymous gift