Twilight Snow of the Floss-stretching Form (Nurioke bosetsu), from the series Eight Views of the Parlor (Zashiki hakkei)

「座敷八景 塗桶暮雪」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1778 (An'ei 7)
Artist Torii Kiyonaga (Japanese, 1752–1815)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hirano 1939, #0124; Ukiyo-e shûka 2 (1985), list #186.7, and pl. 77

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 26.4 x 19 cm (10 3/8 x 7 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

21.5587

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.19354, 21.5587

Inscription

Ppoem: Fuji no yama/ fumoto wa kuraki/ yûgure no/ sora sarige naki/ yuki o miru ka na.

Signed

Kiyonaga ga
清長画

Provenance

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

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection