Viewing Cherry Blossoms

花見

Japanese
Edo period
about 1790 (Kansei 2)
Artist Chôbunsai Eishi (Japanese, 1756–1829), Publisher Nishimuraya Yohachi (Eijudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 8 (1980), Eishi list, #79; Brandt, Hosoda Eishi (1977), fig. 197 (complete triptych), list no. 91; TNM Ukiyo-e cat. 2 (1962), #2238 (R sheet only)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38.5 x 26.8 cm (15 3/16 x 10 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4868

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (key block); ink on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Left sheet of incomplete triptych.

Signed

Chôbun
鳥文

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