Gathering Spring Flowers by the Pond of the Twelve Kumano Shrines at Tsunohazu
about 1790 (Kansei 2)
Artist Katsukawa Shunchô (Japanese, active about 1780–1801)
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)
Vertical ôban; 37.1 x 25.5 cm (14 5/8 x 10 1/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Not On View
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)
Censor's seal: kiwame
Artist's seal: Chûrin
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.
William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection