Cherry Trees on the Banks of the Sumida River, a Pentaptych (Sumidagawa sakura no kei, gomai tsuzuki)

隅田川桜の景 五枚続

Japanese
Edo period
about 1792 (Kansei 4)
Artist Torii Kiyonaga (Japanese, 1752–1815), Publisher Tsuruya Kiemon (Senkakudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hirano 1939, #0934; Ukiyo-e shûka 2 (1985), list #60

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38 x 24.6 cm (14 15/16 x 9 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

34.357

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

One sheet of incomplete pentaptych.

Signed

Kiyonaga ga
清長画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

1934, bequest of Nellie Parney Carter to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 4, 1934)

Credit Line

Nellie Parney Carter Collection—Bequest of Nellie Parney Carter