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Viewing Bush Clover, from the series Current Manners in Eastern Brocade (Fûzoku Azuma no nishiki)

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Left sheet of incomplete diptych.

Signed

Kiyonaga ga 清長画

Provenance

August 1919, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frederick W. Gookin; 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 1785 (Tenmei 5)

Catalogue Raisonné

Hirano 1939, #0590; Ukiyo-e shûka 2 (1985), list #8.19; Ukiyo-e shûka 11 (1979), pls. 35-6 (British Museum)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 39.4 x 26.7 cm (15 1/2 x 10 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

21.5494

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints