Women Buying Potted Plants from a Street Vendor, from the series Current Manners in Eastern Brocade (Fûzoku Azuma no nishiki)

「風俗東之錦」 植木福寿草売り

Japanese
Edo period
about 1784 (Tenmei 4)
Artist Torii Kiyonaga (Japanese, 1752–1815)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hirano 1939, #0583; Ôta Memorial Museum of Art, Edo engei hana zukushi (2009), #12; Ukiyo-e shûka 2 (1985), list #8.12; Ukiyo-e shûka 12 (1980), pl. 130 (Bibliotheque National)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 39.2 x 24.6 cm (15 7/16 x 9 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.5473

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.30357, 21.5473

Signed

Kiyonaga ga
清長画

Provenance

Formerly in the collection of Charles Jacquin; January 20, 1921, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding at January 17-22, 1921 sale of Mr. Charles Jacquin's collection at the Walpole Galleries, New York, lot #270(?); December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection