The Ninth Month, from the series Twelve Months in the South (Minami jûni kô)

「美南見十二候」 九月 いざよう月

Japanese
Edo period
about 1784 (Tenmei 4)
Artist Torii Kiyonaga (Japanese, 1752–1815)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hirano 1939, #0631; Ukiyo-e shûka 2 (1985), list #12.7, and 5 (1980), pl. 8

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38.9 x 25.8 cm (15 5/16 x 10 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.5608

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.13897, 21.5608

Signed

Kiyonaga ga
清長画

Provenance

November 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from S. Mori; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection