The small red seal at right gives the cyclical date, and calendrical numbers are hidden in the clothing and the snow on the cliff. No other impression is known.
Blockcutter: Chôkô Takahashi Gyokushi
August 1919, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frederick W. Gookin; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.
William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection
Japanese, Edo period, 1765 (Meiwa 2)
- Artist Artist Unknown, Japanese
- Formerly attributed to Tachibana Minkô, Japanese, active about 1764–1772
Waterhouse cat. #702; Ukiyo-e shûka supp. 2 (1982), pl. 665
Horizontal chûban; 20.4 x 27.4 cm (8 1/16 x 10 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper