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Scorning a Poor but Honest Person (Shôjiki ni shite otoroetaru hito o karoshimuru koto), from the series A Treasury of Admonitions to Young Ladies (Jijo hôkun onna Imagawa)

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MFA impressions: 11.19403, 21.5584

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 1780 (An'ei 9)

Catalogue Raisonné

Hirano 1939, #0662; Ukiyo-e shûka 2 (1985), list #233.6, and pl. 128

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 26.1 x 19.3 cm (10 1/4 x 7 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.5584

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints