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Two Crows on a Plum Branch with Rising Sun

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MFA impressions: 21.6879, 48.734

Signed

Jokû Kyôsai zu

Marks

Artist's seals: Bankoku tobu (with crows), Jokû

Provenance

Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection

Japanese, Meiji era, 1885–89 (Meiji 18–22)

Catalogue Raisonné

Mueller et al., Competition and Collaboration (2007), #201; Clark, Demon of Painting (1993), #102

Dimensions

Vertical nagaban; 75 x 25 cm (29 1/2 x 9 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.6879

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints