Child Prodigy Minamoto no Shigeyuki Executing Calligraphy

源成之の席書

Japanese
Edo period
about 1783 (Tenmei 3)
Artist Torii Kiyonaga (Japanese, 1752–1815)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hirano 1939, #0619; Ukiyo-e shûka 2 (1985), list #229, and pl. 123

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 25.6 x 18.8 cm (10 1/16 x 7 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.5484

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.19724, 21.5484

Signed

Kiyonaga ga
清長画

Provenance

August 1919, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frederick W. Gookin; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection