Gathering Spring Flowers by the Pond of the Twelve Kumano Shrines at Tsunohazu

角筈熊野十二社

Japanese
Edo period
about 1790 (Kansei 2)
Artist Katsukawa Shunchô (Japanese, active about 1780–1801)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 6, Musee Guimet I (1990), pl. 147 (right and center sheets only); Hillier, Vever cat. 2 (1976), #518 (complete); Ukiyo-e taisei 6 (1931), #212 (right sheet only)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.1 x 25.5 cm (14 5/8 x 10 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.5932

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Center sheet of incomplete triptych.

MFA impressions: 21.5932 (center sheet only, no publisher’s mark, kiwame seal), 21.7515-7 (complete triptych, mark of Fushimiya, no censor’s seal)

Signed

Shunchô ga
春潮画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
Artist's seal: Chûrin
改印:極

Provenance

September 1911, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from the E. F. Fenollosa collection; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection