Jôkyôshu (Impromptu Pleasures Afloat), also known as the Yodo River Scroll

乗興舟(じょうきょうしゅう)

Japanese
Edo period
1767 (Meiwa 4)
Artist Itô Jakuchû (Japanese, 1716–1800)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hickman & Satô, Paintings of Jakuchû (Asia Soc., 1989), p. 24, figs. 6-7; Ohnishi, On a Riverboat Journey (1989; full photos of MMA impression, with trans. of poems)

Dimensions

29.2 x 1103.5 cm (11 1/2 x 434 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

50.1498

Medium or Technique

Woodblock rubbing print (taku-hon, ishizuri-e); ink on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 21.6872 (one segment only), 50.1498 (complete)

Signed

Jakuchû ga (on final segment)
若冲画

Credit Line

Bequest of Charles Bain Hoyt—Charles Bain Hoyt Collection