Locust (Inago) and Red Dragonfly (Akatonbô), from the album Ehon mushi erami (Picture Book: Selected Insects)

画本虫撰 「赤蜻蛉 朱楽管江 いなこ 軒端杉丸」

Japanese
Edo period
1788 (Tenmei 8)
Artist Kitagawa Utamaro I (Japanese, early 1750s–1806), Publisher Tsutaya Jûzaburô (Kôshodô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Asano and Clark 1995, #463.09

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 26.3 x 32.6 cm (10 3/8 x 12 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.21.451

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Volume 2, picture 1.
Poems by Nokiba Sugimaru (for the locust) and Akera Kankô (for the red dragonfly).
The artist and publisher are identified on the final page of the album.
The complete, intact album: 2003.247.1-2, 2003.248.1-2, 2003.249.1-2, and 2008.167.1-2.

Signed

(this page unsigned)
無款

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection