Carp

鯉 (張交)

Japanese
Edo period
about 1830–44 (Tenpô era)
Artist Katsushika Taito II (Japanese, active about 1810–1853), Publisher Echigoya Chôhachi


Catalogue Raisonné

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

Dimensions

Harimaze, cut from vertical ôban sheet; 36 x 16.8 cm (14 3/16 x 6 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.10214

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

Artist's seal: Fumio

Provenance

Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection