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No. 5, from the series Silkworm Cultivation (Kaiko yashinai gusa)

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MFA impressions: 06.571, 11.19591 From a series of twelve sheets jointly designed by Shunshô (nos. 1, 3, 6, 8, 11, 12) and Shigemasa (nos. 2, 4, 5, 7, 9, 10).

Signed

Kitao Shigemasa ga 北尾重政画

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Japanese, Edo period, about 1772 (Meiwa 9/An'ei 1)

Catalogue Raisonné

Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 10, Museo d'Arte Orientale, Genoa, I (1988), fig. 83; Ukiyo-e taisei 6 (1930), #232

Dimensions

Vertical chûban

Accession Number

06.571

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints