From a sheet of three designs: calligraphy (top right); bats and moon (top left); dragon in clouds (bottom) MFA impressions: 06.1354 (uncut sheet, margins cut off), 11.17561(uncut sheet, calligraphy panel different, pub. Ezakiya Tatsuzô), 21.9247 (bats only)
Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.
William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection
Japanese, Edo period, about 1830–44 (Tenpô era)
- Artist Katsushika Taito II, Japanese, active about 1810–1853
Harimaze, cut from vertical ôban sheet; 16 x 15.5 cm (6 5/16 x 6 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper