Hinazuru of the Chôjiya, from the series Models for Fashion: New Year Designs as Fresh as Young Leaves (Hinagata wakana no hatsu moyô)

「雛形若菜初模様 丁子屋内 ひな鶴」

Japanese
Edo period
1776 (An'ei 5), spring
Artist Isoda Koryûsai (Japanese, 1735–1790), Publisher Nishimuraya Yohachi (Eijudô) (Japanese), Publisher Tsutaya Jûzaburô (Kôshodô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Asia Soc./JASA, Designed for Pleasure (2008), p. 119, fig. 82; Hockley 2003, p. 225, #I-A-3, and fig. 4.10; Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 10, Museo d'Arte Orientale, Genoa, I (1988), pl. 87

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38.1 x 26 cm (15 x 10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.8229

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 21.8229 (first edition), 21.8230 (second edition, with heads replaced)

Signed

Koryû ga
湖竜画

Provenance

September 1911, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from the E. F. Fenollosa collection; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection