Chickens and Dragonfly

鶏に蜻蛉

Japanese
Meiji era
1880 (Meiji 13), October
Artist Kobayashi Kiyochika (Japanese, 1847–1915), Publisher Matsuki Heikichi (Daikokuya) (Japanese), Blockcutter Inoue Eikichi (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

MFA/Geidai, Double Impact (2015), #65; Smith, Kiyochika (exh. cat., Santa Barbara, 1988), #54; Ukiyo-e taisei 12 (1931), #519

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 24.5 x 37.2 cm (9 5/8 x 14 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

51.32

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Kobayashi Kiyochika (as graffitti on wall)
小林清親

Provenance

1951, gift of Louis W. Black to the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. (Accession Date: January 11, 1951)

Credit Line

Gift of Louis W. Black