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Iris from the series Sunbikai Cards by Gahô

Provenance

By 1991, purchased by Philippe Barros from various dealers in Japan and Europe; by 2002, purchased by Karl Jaeger from Philippe Barros; 2012, sold by Karl Jaeger to the MFA. (Accession Date: November 28, 2012)

Credit Line

John Ware Willard Fund

Japanese, late Meiji era,

Catalogue Raisonné

Barros Cat. no. II-1

Dimensions

Overall: 13.8 x 8.8 cm (5 7/16 x 3 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

2012.864

Medium or Technique

Color woodblock; stencil and embossed texture; organic and inorganic colorants on Japanese paper adhered to card stock

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Postcards