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Wild Plum Tree and Bush Warbler, Early Spring (Yabai ni uguisu, sôshun), from the series Rakuzan's Bird-and-flower Album (Rakuzan kachô gafu)

No. 4 in a series of 100. Probably from the second edition; has the first edition watermark "Rakuzan kachô gafu," but the paper is very thin and the seal used differs from the seals on other first-edition prints.

Signed

Rakuzan kyo

Marks

Artist's seal: Kôshisei, in tripod shape

Provenance

1952, gift of Louis Aaron Lebowich (b. 1880), Boston, to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of L. Aaron Lebowich

Japanese, Shôwa era, 1933–41 (Shôwa 8–16)

Accession Number

52.115

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print; ink and color on paper

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints