No. 45 in the series of 48. The series was apparently published in the form of two orihon albums, the first volume (24 designs on 12 aiban sheets) in about 1770, the second volume in about 1772-73. The complete set, in two volumes: 2006.1795.
Shunshô ga 春章画
Gift of Mrs. Jared K. Morse in memory of Charles J. Morse
Japanese, Edo period, about 1770–73 (Meiwa 7–An'ei 2)
- Artist Katsukawa Shunshô, Japanese, 1726–1792
Vertical koban (half aiban); 22.4 x 15.6 cm (8 13/16 x 6 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper