Boys Playing with Crabs

蟹と遊ぶ子供

Japanese
Edo period
about 1765–69 (Meiwa 2–7)
Artist Morino Sôgyoku (Japanese, active about 1764–1772)


Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse, The Harunobu Decade (2013), #661; Ukiyo-e shûka supp. 2 (1982), pl. 632

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 26.8 x 19.5 cm (10 9/16 x 7 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.5799

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

(The character ga, followed by seal)

Markings

Artist's seal: Mori-Sô

Provenance

September 1911, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from the E. F. Fenollosa collection; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection