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Board Games (Ki), from an untitled series of the Four Accomplishments (Kinkishoga)

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MFA impressions: 11.21212, 21.6236

Signed

Utagawa Toyoharu ga 歌川豊春画

Provenance

January 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from J. Clarence Webster Collection; 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 1772–75 (early An'ei era)

Catalogue Raisonné

Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan 10, Museo d'Arte Orientale, Genoa, I (1988), pl. 101; the series: Genshoku ukiyo-e dai hyakka jiten 7 (1980), #85 (this design not illustrated, said to be unknown); Ukiyo-e taikei 9 (1976), #s 53, 230 (this design not illustrated)

Dimensions

Vertical ô-ôban; 47.4 x 36 cm (18 11/16 x 14 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.6236

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints