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Gathering Spring Flowers by the Pond of the Twelve Kumano Shrines at Tsunohazu

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Center sheet of incomplete triptych. MFA impressions: 21.5932 (center sheet only, no publisher's mark, kiwame seal), 21.7515-7 (complete triptych, mark of Fushimiya, no censor's seal)

Signed

Shunchô ga 春潮画

Marks

Artist's seal: Chûrin Censor's seal: kiwame 改印: 極

Provenance

September 1911, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from the E. F. Fenollosa collection; 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 1790 (Kansei 2)

Catalogue Raisonné

Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 6, Musee Guimet I (1990), pl. 147 (right and center sheets only); Hillier, Vever cat. 2 (1976), #518 (complete); Ukiyo-e taisei 6 (1931), #212 (right sheet only)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.1 x 25.5 cm (14 5/8 x 10 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.5932

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints