User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

The Great Elephant from India (Tenjiku watari dai zô no zu)

Start collecting

Inscription

Signed

Ichiryûsai Yoshitoyo ga 一龍斎芳豊画

Marks

Censor's seal: Boar 4 aratame No blockcutter's mark

Provenance

Various dealers: primarily in London and Tokyo. Purchased between 1985-1999.

Credit Line

Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection

Japanese, Edo period, 1863 (Bunkyû 3), 4th month

Dimensions

Vertical ôban

Accession Number

2000.304

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints