Dragonfly (Akitsu) from the series Sunbikai Cards by Gyokusho (Gyokusho sunga)

Japanese
Late Meiji era
Kawabata Gyokushô (Japanese, 1842–1913), Publisher Sunbikai


Dimensions

Overall: 13.8 x 8.8 cm (5 7/16 x 3 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

2003.583

Medium or Technique

Color woodblock; ink on Japanese paper adhered to card stock

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Postcards

Signed

Gyokushô

Provenance

By 1992 Philippe Barros, Paris, France; by 2002 to Karl Jaeger, Bath, England; September 2003 purchased by MFA from Karl Jaeger.

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by Leonard A. Lauder