Kaihaku raikin zui (Illustrated Catalogue of Birds from Overseas)

海舶来禽図彙

Japanese
Edo period
1790 (Kansei 2)
Artist Kitao Masayoshi (Kuwagata Keisai) (Japanese, 1764–1824), After Ishôsai Shusen (Chinese working in Japan), Compiled by Guan Yingwen (Yushan) (Chinese), Blockcutter Shunpûdô Noshiro Ryûkô, Publisher Matsumoto Zenbei (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Selected Works from the Chiba City Museum of Art (1995), p. 131; Keyes, The Art of Surimono (Chester Beatty cat.), vol. 2 (1985), pp. 432-4

Dimensions

25.4 x 19.1 cm (10 x 7 1/2 in.) (ôhon)

Accession Number

53.453

Medium or Technique

Woodblock printed book; ink and colors on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

Signed

Keisai Kitao Masayoshi

Markings

Kitao Masayoshi

Provenance

1953, sold by Warren E. Cox to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 14, 1953)

Credit Line

Asiatic Curator's Fund