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Enjoying the Cool Air in a Garden

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Center sheet of incomplete triptych.

Inscription

Poem, anonymous (Yomibito shirazu): Natsu nagara/ yuki no hata e no/ suzushisa yo/ koshiji ni orishi/ chijimi-katabira

Signed

Utamaro ga 歌麿画

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Japanese, Edo period, about 1788–90 (Tenmei 8–Kansei 2)

Catalogue Raisonné

Asano and Clark 1995, #40; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 4.3.2

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38.3 x 25.6 cm (15 1/16 x 10 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

06.625

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints