User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Monkeys in Trees

Start collecting

Provenance

Formerly in the collection of the Kii branch of the Tokugawa family, acquired by Ernest F. Fenollosa during his residence in Japan from 1878-1886. In 1886, the Fenollosa Collection was purchased by Charles Goddard Weld and bequeathed to the Museum upon his death in 1911.

Credit Line

Fenollosa-Weld Collection

Saru taka zu byôbu

Japanese, Edo period, 17th–18th century

Catalogue Raisonné

Kajima Volume 1: Chapter 6, pg. 110: no. 22 (1)

Dimensions

160.6 x 353.2 cm (63 1/4 x 139 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.4141

Medium or Technique

One from a pair of six-panel folding screens; ink on paper

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Paintings