Kotoma of the Akashiya in The Warbler in the Plum Tree (Ôshukubai), from the series Costume Parade of the Kita-Shinchi Quarter in Osaka (Ôsaka Kita-Shinchi nerimono)

「大阪北新地ねり物 鶯宿梅 明石屋 小とま」

Japanese
Edo period
1837 (Tenpô 8), 6th month
Artist Ryûsai Shigeharu (Japanese, 1803–1853), Publisher Shôhonya Seishichi (Honsei) (Japanese), Publisher Wataya Kihei (Wataki) (Japanese), Publisher Tenmaya Kihei (Tenki) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Kitagawa, "Bosuton bijutsukan shozô Kamigata-e mokuroku" (Kansai daigaku, 2007), p. 125; Schwaab, Osaka Prints (1989), #269

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.6 x 25.5 cm (14 7/16 x 10 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

06.824.3

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.824.3, 11.38817

Signed

Ryûsai Shigeharu ga

柳斎重春画

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection