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Garden of the Bird-and-flower Teahouse (Kachô chaya)

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Triptych: 21.7738 (left), 21.7739 (center), 21.7740 (right) MFA impressions: 11.13680 (center sheet only), 21.7738-40 (complete triptych)

Signed

Toyokuni ga (on each sheet) 豊国画

Marks

Censor's seal: kiwame Collector's seal: Hayashi Tadamasa 改印: 極

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane collection (lot 235); 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 1792–93 (Kansei 4–5)

Catalogue Raisonné

Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in Western Collections, Beres Collection (1991), pl. 94; Ukiyo-e shuka 15 (TNM, 1980), pls. 178-80; Ukiyo-e taikei 9 (1976), #s 73-5

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych

Accession Number

21.7738-40

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints