Cherry Blossoms at the Leaning Tree of Miyamasu in Aoyama (Aoyama Miyamasu no yadorigi sakura fûkei no zu), from the series Sands of Edo: Famous Places and Historical Sites (Edo sunago meisho koseki no uchi)

「江戸砂子名所古跡の内」 「青山宮益の寄生木(やどりぎ)さくら風景之図」

Japanese
Edo period
1863 (Bunkyû 3), 6th month
Artist Utagawa Yoshikatsu (Japanese, active 1840s–50s), Publisher Nôshûya Yasubei (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban; H. 36.1 cm (14 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

2009.5011.50

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Mounted in an album of 55 prints with the hand-written title “The Road to the Capital, Spring 1863” (Bunkyû san haru no miyako michi).
 画帳 「文久三春の都路」

Signed

Shûsai Yoshikatsu ga
秀斎芳勝画

Markings

Censor's seal: Boar 6 aratame
No blockcutter's mark
改印:亥六改
彫師:なし

Credit Line

Source unidentified