The Plum Garden (Umeyashiki), from the series Collection of Famous Places in Edo (Edo meisho shû)

「江戸名處集 梅やしき」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1781 (An'ei 10/Tenmei 1)
Artist Torii Kiyonaga (Japanese, 1752–1815)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hirano 1939, #0463; Ukiyo-e shûka 2 (1985), list #219.8, and pl. 107

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 25.7 x 18.9 cm (10 1/8 x 7 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.5582

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Poem: Shirakumo o/ tatsu no tsukamu ya/ ume no hana

Signed

Kiyonaga ga
清長画

Provenance

Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection