Hawk's Nest

鷹の巣

Japanese
Edo period
1852 (Kaei 5), intercalary 2nd month
Artist Utagawa Kunihide (Japanese, active 1820s–50s), Publisher Masudaya Ginjirô (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban, upright diptych; 66.2 x 22.5 cm (26 1/16 x 8 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

54.215

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Ippôsai Kunihide ga
一法斎国英画

Markings

Censors' seals: Fuku, Muramatsu, Rat intercalary
No blockcutter's mark
改印:福、村松、子閏
彫師:なし

Provenance

1954, by exchange from Worcester Art Museum to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 8, 1954)

Credit Line

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston—Worcester Art Museum exchange, made possible through the Special Korean Pottery Fund, Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution, and Smithsonian Institution—Chinese Expedition, 1923–24