Golden Pheasant and Bamboo in Snow, from a set of reproductions of rubbing prints (taku-hon, ishizuri-e)

花鳥版画(複製) 雪竹に錦鶏

Japanese
Meiji-era copy of Edo-period design
1897 (Meiji 30)?
After Itô Jakuchû (Japanese, 1716–1800)


Catalogue Raisonné

The original print: Kyoto Nat. Mus., Jakuchu! (2000), #146-1

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 39.4 x 29 cm (15 1/2 x 11 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

47.49

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print; ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions, all Meiji copies: 21.8210 (letterpress inscription in right margin), 47.49 (no inscription in margin), 63.1385 (margin cut off)

A pencil note on the old mat for 47.49 says that the set of 6 reproductions was published in 1897, but so far no other confirmation of that date has been found.

Signed

(seals only)

Markings

Artist's seals: Jakuchû, Meiwa kanotô (=1771)
画家の印:若冲、明和辛卯

Provenance

1947, gift of Miss Lucy T. Aldrich to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Lucy T. Aldrich