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Sumidagawa no rakugan
風俗江戸八景 隅田川落雁
Wild Geese Flying Down the Sumida River

Artist:
Suzuki Harunobu (Japanese, 1725–1770)
Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
ca. 1769
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Polychrome woodblock print; ink and color on paper
Dimensions:
11 1/4 x 8 3/8 in. (28.6 x 21.3 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Henry L. Phillips Collection, Bequest of Henry L. Phillips, 1939
Accession Number:
JP2780
Not on view
Signature: Harunobu ga

Inscription: Poem:
Koetekoshi Mine wa amato no Kumoji yori Sumidagawa
ni Otsuru Karigane
(Flying over the snow-capped mountains, a flock of wild geese
is coming down on the Sumida River)
Henry L. Phillips , Hyannisport, MA (until d. 1939; bequeathed to MMA).
Princeton University Art Museum. "Transformations in Japanese Painting," March 1, 1983–June 26, 1983.

Chiba City Museum of Art. "Suzuki Harunobu (1725–1770)," September 14, 2002–October 20, 2002.

Hagi Uragami Museum. "Suzuki Harunobu (1725–1770)," November 2, 2002–December 8, 2002.

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