Dragonflies and Pampas Grass

薄に蜻蛉

Japanese
Edo period
1857 (Ansei 4), 2nd month
Artist Utagawa Yoshimori (Japanese, 1830–1884), Publisher Maruya Tetsujirô (Enjudô) (Japanese)


Dimensions

Chûtanzaku; 31.9 x 10.4 cm (12 9/16 x 4 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

54.330

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Kôsai (?)

Markings

Censor's seals: aratame, Snake 2
No blockcutter's mark
改印:改、巳二
彫師:なし

Provenance

1954, by exchange from Worcester Art Museum to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 8, 1954)

Credit Line

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston—Worcester Art Museum exchange, made possible through the Special Korean Pottery Fund, Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution, and Smithsonian Institution—Chinese Expedition, 1923–24