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Chinese Boys Pulling a Flower Float, from an untitled series of Chinese Children (Karako)

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MFA impressions: 11.19351, 21.5573, 54.374

Signed

Kiyonaga ga 清長画

Provenance

February 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 1790 (Kansei 2)

Catalogue Raisonné

Hirano 1939, #0251; Ukiyo-e shûka 2 (1985), list #201.6, and pl. 93

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 26.2 x 19.6 cm (10 5/16 x 7 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.5573

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints