Hotei, Daikoku, and Ebitsu and Chinese Children, from an unidentified picture book of the Seven Gods of Good Fortune (Shichifukujin)

七福神の絵本 布袋、恵比寿、大黒、唐子

Japanese
Edo period


Dimensions

Two pages; (a): 19.7 x 14.3 cm (7 3/4 x 5 5/8 in.), (b): 19.2 x 14.4 cm (7 9/16 x 5 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.53.208a-b

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (sumizuri-e); ink on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Four double-page illustrations from the same book: RES.53.208a-b to RES.53.211a-b.

Signed

(this picture unsigned)

Provenance

1953, gift of Mrs. Jared K. Morse to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 10, 1953)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Jared K. Morse in memory of Charles J. Morse