Lion Dancers (Shishi), from the series Entertainments of the Niwaka Festival in the Yoshiwara in Full Swing (Seirô Niwaka zensei asobi)

「青楼俄全盛遊 獅子」

Japanese
Edo period
Artist Katsukawa Shunzan (Japanese, active about 1781–1801), Publisher Nishimuraya Yohachi (Eijudô) (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 26 x 19.2 cm (10 1/4 x 7 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

49.1279

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Shunzan ga
春山画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

1949, gift of Porter Sargent to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Porter Sargent