From a sheet of three designs: calligraphy (right); swallow and spider, by Taigaku (top left); loquat, by Taito II (bottom left) MFA impressions: 11.30446 (uncut sheet), 21.9246 (loquat only), 21.9248 (swallow 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)
Harimaze, cut from vertical ôban sheet; 16.5 x 17.2 cm (6 1/2 x 6 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper