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Raising Silk Worms for a Thousand Ages of Prosperity (Chiyo no sakae kaiko no yashinai)

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Signed

Hachisuka Kuniaki 蜂須賀国明

Marks

Artist's seal: Manji

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection

Japanese, Meiji era, 1877 (Meiji 10)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 37.2 x 77.6 cm (14 5/8 x 30 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

2000.242a-c

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints