Flags of Many Nations (Bankoku ki), frontispiece illustration from the literary magazine Bungei kurabu, vol. 10, no. 14

文芸倶楽部 10巻14号 万国旗

Japanese
Meiji era
1904 (Meiji 37), October 15
Artist Mizuno Toshikata (Japanese, 1866–1908), Publisher Bungei kurabu (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

MFA/Geidai, Double Impact (2015), #130; Yamada, Mokuhan kuchi-e sôran (2005), p. 155, photo p. 348; Yamada, "Bijin kuchi-e...," Ukiyo-e geijutsu 147 (2004), p. 51, fig. 9, and color pl.; Yamada, "Bungei Kurabu...," Ukiyo-e geijutsu 144 (2002), photo p. 76

Dimensions

31.1 x 22.4 cm (12 1/4 x 8 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

2000.311

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

No corresponding story identified; title is descriptive (i.e., no title is given in the original magazine).

MFA impressions: 2000.311, 2015.2897

Signed

(seal only)

Markings

Artist's seal: Toshikata

Provenance

Prior to 2000, purchased by Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf from Kiku Sui, Boston; 2000 given by Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf to the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. (Accession Date: January 26, 2000)

Credit Line

Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection