Carp

鯉 (張交)

Japanese
Edo period
about 1830–44 (Tenpô era)
Publisher Echigoya Chôhachi


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e taikei 8 (Hokusai, 1975), #273 (uncut sheet)

Dimensions

Harimaze, cut from vertical ôban sheet; 38.8 x 17.8 cm (15 1/4 x 7 in.)

Accession Number

06.1306

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

From a vertical ôban sheet divided vertically into two harimaze panels: the carp to the right, and calligraphy in relief, in the manner of a rubbing, to the left.

MFA impressions: 06.1306, 11.30364, 21.10214, 21.10215

Signed

Katsushika Taito
葛飾戴斗

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection