When Peach Blossoms Begin to Bloom (Momo hajimete hanasaku), from the series Seventy-two Seasons (Shichijûni kô)

「七十二候 桃始華(もゝはしめてはなさく)」

Japanese
Edo period
about early 1830s
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Publisher Kawaguchiya Shôzô (Shôeidô, Eisendô) (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37 x 25.7 cm (14 9/16 x 10 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

34.530

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Kôchôrô Kunisada ga

香蝶楼国貞画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame

改印:極

Provenance

1934, bequest of Nellie Parney Carter to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 4, 1934)

Credit Line

Nellie Parney Carter Collection—Bequest of Nellie Parney Carter