Cherry Trees in Bloom on the Embankment at Koganei (Koganei tsutsumi no hanazakari), from the series Snow, Moon, and Flowers at Famous Places (Meisho setsugekka)

「名所雪月花 小かね井つつみの花盛」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1844–47 (Kôka 1–4)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Maruya Jinpachi (Marujin, Enjudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 243, horizontal ôban #84.2

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 24.6 x 37.3 cm (9 11/16 x 14 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.35

Medium or Technique

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

Out on Loan

On display at Bologna Museo Civico Archeologico, October 12, 2018 – March 3, 2019

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 20.35, 21.8892

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

No censor's seal
No blockcutter's mark

Provenance

Henry Brooks Adams (b. 1838 - d. 1918), Washington, DC; 1920, gift of the estate of Henry Brooks Adams to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 22, 1920)

Credit Line

Gift of Adams Collection