Night Rain at Emonzaka (Emonzaka no yoru no ame), from the series Eight Views of Edo (Edo Hakkei)
about 1801 (Kansei 13/Kyôwa 1)
Artist Kitagawa Utamaro I (Japanese, early 1750s–1806)
Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #480.2; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 246.1.2
Vertical aiban; 30.5 x 22.2 cm (12 x 8 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Not On View
MFA impressions: 21.6144, RES.54.48
Ukiyo-e shûka identifies the publisher of the series as Moriya Jihei, but there is no publisher’s mark on this impression.
No censor's seal
December 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Y. Sumitomo; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.
William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection