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Twilight Snow on the Sumida RIver (Sumidagawa bosetsu), from the series Eight Views of Edo (Edo hakkei)

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Ukiyo-e shûka identifies the publisher of the series as Moriya Jihei, but there is no publisher's mark on this impression.

Signed

Utamaro hitsu 歌麿筆

Provenance

January 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from J. Clarence Webster 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 1801 (Kyôwa 1)

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #480.3; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 246.1.3; Ukiyo-e taisei 7 (1931), #391

Dimensions

Vertical aiban; 33.1 x 22.6 cm (13 1/16 x 8 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.6523

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints