Cranes and Chrysanthemums, from the series Kashinsai (?)

「夏神細」ヵ 菊に鶴

Japanese
Edo period
about 1730
Artist Nishimura Shigenaga (Japanese, 1697?–1756), Publisher Igaya Kan'emon (Bunkidô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 1 (1983), pl. 138; Paine, Oriental Art NS, v. IX, no. 1 (1963), fig. 21; Vignier & Inada (1909)

Dimensions

Hosoban; 31.1 x 15.9 cm (12 1/4 x 6 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.5878

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (urushi-e); ink on paper, with hand-applied color and nikawa

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

From a series of bird-and-flower designs; the meaning of the series title is unclear.

Signed

Yamato gakô Nishimura Shigenaga hitsu
大和画工 西村重長筆

Provenance

Formerly the property of S. Bing; June 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Sumitomo collection; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection