Enjoying the Evening Cool on the Banks of the Sumida River
about 1784 (Tenmei 4)
Artist Torii Kiyonaga (Japanese, 1752–1815)
Hirano 1939, #0642; Ukiyo-e shûka 2 (1985), list #21; Ukiyo-e shûka 5 (1980), pls. 6-7
Vertical ôban; 39 x 26.3 cm (15 3/8 x 10 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Not On View
Right sheet of incomplete diptych.
MFA impressions: 11.13901 (right sheet), 21.5481 (right sheet), 21.5488 (left sheet)
Illegible mark; collector's seal?
Formerly in the collection of Arthur Davison Ficke; February 10, 1920, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding at Ficke sale (lot #238); December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.
William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection