Distinguishing Eggs of Silkworms (Sanshu o miwakeru zu), No. 8 from the series Sericulture in Pictures (Kaiko no zu)

「養蚕之図 八 蚕種を見分る図」

Japanese
Meiji era
1880 (Meiji 13)
Artist Yôshû Chikanobu (Hashimoto Chikanobu) (Japanese, 1838–1912), Publisher Tsunajima Kamekichi (Japanese)


Dimensions

Horizontal chûban; 17 x 23 cm (6 11/16 x 9 1/8 in)

Accession Number

2000.96.8

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Album: 2000.96.1-10.

Signed

Chikanobu hitsu
周延筆

Provenance

Various dealers: primarily in London and Tokyo. Purchased between 1985-1999.

Credit Line

Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection