Birds: Street Musicians (Torioi), from the series Flowers and Birds, Wind and Moon (Kachô fûgetsu)

「花鳥風月」 鳥追

Japanese
Edo period
about 1824 (Bunsei 7)
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864)


Catalogue Raisonné

Carpenter et al, Reading Surimono (2008), p. 67, fig. 6

Dimensions

Shikishiban; 20.9 x 18.4 cm (8 1/4 x 7 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

00.1962

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (surimono); ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

鳥追を描いた春興摺物。

Inscription

「柳風亭★導美垣 諸共にむつまし月のすきわひはもゝ囀りの春の鳥追」

Signed

Gototei Kunisada ga
五渡亭国貞画

Provenance

January 1900, purchased at the Brinkley-Condor Sale by the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. (Accession Date: January 9, 1900)

Credit Line

General Funds