Flowering in the East: The Crown Prince at Play (Hana no azuma ôji on-asobi no zu)

「花之東王子御遊の図」

Japanese
Meiji era
1880 (Meiji 13), May
Artist Yôshû Chikanobu (Hashimoto Chikanobu) (Japanese, 1838–1912), Publisher Hasegawa Sonokichi (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 37.3 x 75.8 cm (14 11/16 x 29 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

2000.269a-c

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 2000.144a-c, 2000.269a-c

Signed

Chikanobu hitsu

周延筆

Markings

Artist's seal: toshidama

Provenance

Various dealers: primarily in London and Tokyo. Purchased between 1985-1999.

Credit Line

Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection