View of the Sumida River with the Mimeguri Shrine and Mount Tsukuba, picture 7 from the shunga album Haru no usuyuki (Passion in the Snows of Spring)

春の薄雪(うすゆき) (春画) 第七図 隅田川、三囲神社、筑波山の景

Japanese
Edo period
1822 (Bunsei 5)
Artist Keisai Eisen (Japanese, 1790–1848)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hayashi & Lane, Eisen haru no usuyuki (Teihon Ukiyo-e shunga meihin shûsei 5, 1996), pp. 22-3

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 25.3 x 35.5 cm (9 15/16 x 14 in.)

Accession Number

11.1905

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

The album was published in two volumes, each with a non-shunga frontispiece; this landscape was the opening image of Vol. II.

Inscription

おもひ川思ひたへなんとばかりに 思ふはふかきおもひならずや 金鶏

Signed

Keisai
渓斎

Markings

Artist's seal: Sen in circle

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection