Five of the Seven Gods of Fortune in the Treasure Boat

五福神乗合宝船

Japanese
Edo period
about 1782 (Tenmei 2)
Artist Torii Kiyonaga (Japanese, 1752–1815)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hirano 1939, #0410; Ukiyo-e shûka 2 (1985), list #478; Pins, The Japanese Pillar Print (1982), #710

Dimensions

Hashira-e; 68.8 x 12.1 cm (27 1/16 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

RES.41.6

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Possibly one sheet of a diptych, with the two remaining gods on the other sheet.

Signed

Kiyonaga ga
清長画

Provenance

Anonymous gift ( in compliance with Chie Hirano's wish) June 13, 1940

Credit Line

Anonymous gift