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Cherry Blossoms on the Sumida River Embankment (Sumida-zutsumi no sakura), from the series Flowers of Tokyo Compared (Tôkyô hana kurabe)

「東京花競 隅田堤のさくら」

Japanese
Meiji era
1879 (Meiji 12), 7th month
Artist Yôshû Chikanobu (Hashimoto Chikanobu) (Japanese, 1838–1912)


Dimensions

Vertical yotsugiri (quarter ôban) design on uncut horizontal chûban sheet; entire sheet: 17.9 × 23.4 cm (7 1/16 × 9 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

1997.393.12

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Album: 1997.393.1-20
Two designs printed on the same sheet: 1997.393.11, 1997.393.12

Signed

Chikanobu (in picture); Gakô Hashimoto Naoyoshi (in lower left margin)
周延、画工橋本直義

Credit Line

Source unidentified