Boys Playing War Game (Ikusa gokko), from the series Customs of Children (Kodomo fûzoku)

「小供風俗 いくさごつこ」

Japanese
Meiji era
1897 (Meiji 30), January 10
Artist Miyagawa Shuntei (Japanese, 1873–1914), Publisher Akiyama Buemon (Japanese)


Dimensions

35 x 24 cm (13 3/4 x 9 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

2000.312

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

The term used for “children” refers to adult children as well.

Signed

(seal only)

Markings

Artist's seal: Miyagawa Shuntei

Provenance

Various dealers: primarily in London and Tokyo. Purchased between 1985-1999.

Credit Line

Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection