Boys Sailing Model Boats on a Pond (Danji chijô ni kobune o ukasu)

「男兒池上ニ小舟を浮す」

Japanese
Meiji era
1887 (Meiji 20), October
Artist Yôshû Chikanobu (Hashimoto Chikanobu) (Japanese, 1838–1912), Publisher Yokoyama Ryôhachi (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

MFA/Geidai, Double Impact (2015), #51; Virgin et al., Japan at the Dawn of the Modern Age (MFA, 2001), #4, photo p. 43; Sharf, Imaging Meiji (1997), #8, photo p. 14

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 35.6 x 70 cm (14 x 27 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

2000.494a-c

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Yôshû Chikanobu hitsu (on left sheet)
楊洲周延筆

Markings

Artist's seal: toshidama

Provenance

Purchased between 1985 and 1999, probably in London or Tokyo; 2000, gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf to the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. (Accession Date: January 26, 2000)

Credit Line

Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection