Early Summer Rain (Samidare no kei), from an untitled series of landscapes

「五月雨の景」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1832 (Tenpô 3)
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Publisher Yamaguchiya Tôbei (Kinkôdô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Izzard, Kunisada's World (1993), #65/7; Ukiyo-e taikei 10 (1976), #25

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 24.8 x 34.9 cm (9 3/4 x 13 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

06.1370

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.1370, 21.6990

Signed

Kôchôrô Kunisada ga
香蝶楼国貞画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection