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Cherry Blossoms in Rain along the Sumida River (Sumidagawa hana no ame), from the series Eight Views of the Eastern Capital (Tôto hakkei)

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Signed

Hiroshige ga 広重画

Provenance

May 1916, 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

Japanese, Edo period, about 1832–34 (Tenpô 3–5)

Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai 1996, pl. 112; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 238, chûban #12.6; Matsuki 1939, #604

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 22.7 x 17.7 cm (8 15/16 x 6 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.9058

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints