Golden Pheasant and Bamboo in Snow, from a set of reproductions of rubbing prints (taku-hon, ishizuri-e)
Meiji-era reproduction of Edo-period design
1897 (Meiji 30)?
After Itô Jakuchû (Japanese, 1716–1800)
The original print: Kyoto Nat. Mus., Jakuchu! (2000), #146-1
19.6 x 30.5 cm (7 11/16 x 12 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print; ink and color on paper
Not On View
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.
Artist's seals: Jakuchû, Meiwa kanotô (=1771)
Gift of Mrs. Elsa V. Merlo