Cherry Blossoms in Rain along the Sumida River (Sumidagawa uchû no hana), from the series Famous Places in Edo (Edo meisho no uchi)

「江戸名所之内 隅田川雨中の花」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1839–42 (Tenpô 10–13)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #63.9, pl. 757; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 246, horizontal ôban #22.09; Matsuki 1939, #166

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 23.6 x 36 cm (9 5/16 x 14 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.10061

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions:
First edition, without censor’s seal: 21.10061, 21.10062
Second edition, with censor’s seal: 06.1404, 21.10063, 21.10064

No publisher’s mark on this impression; series published by Maruya Jinpachi.

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

No censor's seal

Provenance

August 1919, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frederick W. Gookin; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection