Cutting One's Nails in the Year of the Chicken, Metal of the Scissors (Tsume o tori no toshi hasami no kinsei), from an untitled series of the Five Elements (Gogyô)

五行 「つめを酉のとしはさみの金性」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1818–23 (Bunsei 1–6)
Artist Kikukawa Eizan (Japanese, 1787–1867), Publisher Ezakiya Tatsuzô (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Kondô, ed., Eizan (JUM exh. cat., 1996), list #326.4, other prints in the series: cat. nos. 357-9; Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 2, British Museum II (1988), pl. 239; TNM Ukiyo-e cat. 2 (1962), #2452

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.6 x 24.7 cm (14 7/16 x 9 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

17.3214.2

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Kikukawa Eizan hitsu
菊川英山筆

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection