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

風景画 「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

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 25.2 x 37 cm (9 15/16 x 14 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.6990

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

Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection