Butterfly and Flower Vine possibly from the series Postcards of Birds and Flowers (Kachô ehagaki)

Japanese
Late Meiji era
about 1905
Ôta Nangaku (Japanese, 1873–1917), Publisher Japanese Postcard Association (Nihon hagaki kai) (Japanese), Distributed by Hakubunkan (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 8.8 x 13.8 cm (3 7/16 x 5 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

2003.593

Medium or Technique

Color lithograph; ink and metallic pigment on card stock

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Postcards

Provenance

By 1992 Philippe Barros, Paris, France; by 2002 to Karl Jaeger, Bath, England; September 2003 purchased by MFA from Karl Jaeger.

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by Leonard A. Lauder