Descending Geese of the Haikai Poet (Haisha rakugan), from the series Eight Views of Customs in the Floating World (Ukiyo fûzoku hakkei)

「浮世風俗八景 俳者落雁」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1775–76 (An'ei 4–5)
Artist Isoda Koryûsai (Japanese, 1735–1790)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hockley 2003, p. 203, #F-27-6 (mistakenly numbered 21.8266)

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 26.3 x 19 cm (10 3/8 x 7 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

21.8295

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 21.8295, RES.33.186

Signed

Koryû ga
湖竜画

Provenance

March 1918, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection