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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)


Shunchô ga 春潮画


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


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)


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

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Medium or Technique

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