Lucky New Year Dreams: Fuji, Falcon, and Eggplant

初夢見立 一富士二鷹三茄子

Japanese
Edo period
about 1786 (Tenmei 6)
Artist Torii Kiyonaga (Japanese, 1752–1815)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hirano 1939, #0793; Ukiyo-e shûka 2 (1985), list #35

Dimensions

Vertical ôban diptych; 39.1 x 52.6 cm (15 3/8 x 20 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.7427-8

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Diptych (two sheets of incomplete triptych): 21.7427 (left), 21.7428 (right)

MFA impressions: 11.13893 (left sheet), 21.7427-8 (center and right sheets)

Signed

Kiyonaga ga (on each sheet)
清長画

Provenance

Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection