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Summer (Natsu), from the series Pleasures of Women at the Height of the Four Seasons (Shiki no kokoro onna asobi)

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Diptych (right and center sheets of incomplete triptych): 49.1252 (left), 49.1253 (right)

Signed

Ichiyûsai Kuniyoshi ga (R), Chôôrô Kuniyoshi ga (L) 一勇斎国芳画 朝櫻楼国芳画

Provenance

1949, gift of Porter Sargent to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Porter Sargent

Japanese, Edo period, about 1844–47 (Kôka 1–4)

Object Place

Catalogue Raisonné

Suzuki 1992, #234

Dimensions

Vertical chûban diptych

Accession Number

49.1252-3

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints