Falcon (Taka), from the album Momo chidori kyôka awase (Myriad Birds: A Kyôka Competition)

百千鳥 「鷹 赤松金鶏」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1790 (Kansei 2)
Artist Kitagawa Utamaro I (Japanese, early 1750s–1806), Publisher Tsutaya Jûzaburô (Kôshodô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Asano and Clark 1995, #475.15

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 23 x 18 cm (9 1/16 x 7 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

52.1403

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Volume 2, picture 7, right half.
Poem by Akamatsu Kinkei.
The artist and publisher are identified on the final page of the album.
MFA impressions: 21.6597 (complete page), 52.1403 (right half only).
The complete, intact album: 2005.119.1-2 and 2008.344.1-2.

Signed

(this page unsigned)

Provenance

1952, gift of Dr. G.S. Amsden to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 9, 1952)

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. G. S. Amsden