Mother Preparing to Nurse Her Baby on a Moonlit Night

月下に赤児を受ける母

Japanese
Edo period
about early 1770s
Artist Isoda Koryûsai (Japanese, 1735–1790)


Catalogue Raisonné

Asano, "Hashira-e," in Ukiyo-e Art 87 (1986), p. 23, fig. 7; Hockley 2003, p. 249, #E-11; Pins, The Japanese Pillar Print (1982), #450; Gentles, AIC cat. II (1965), p. 188, #16

Dimensions

Hashira-e; 69.8 x 12.4 cm (27 1/2 x 4 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.8388

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Koryûsai ga
湖龍斎画

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