Mount Karôto (Karôtoyama), frontispiece illustration from the literary magazine Bungei kurabu, vol. 6, no. 9

文芸倶楽部 6巻9号 「唐櫃山」 (江見水蔭作)

Japanese
Meiji era
1900 (Meiji 33)
Artist Kajita Hanko (Japanese, 1870–1917), Publisher Bungei kurabu (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Yamada, Kuchi-e meisaku monogatari shû (2006), pp. 101-3; Yamada, Mokuhan kuchi-e sôran (2005), photo p. 244; Yamada, "Kajita Hanko...," Ukiyo-e geijutsu 144 (2002), p. 23, fig. 4; and "Bungei Kurabu...," ibid., photo p. 72; Merrit & Yamada, fig. 5.6

Dimensions

22 x 31 cm (8 11/16 x 12 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

2000.130

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 2000.130, 2015.2858, 2015.2859

Illustration of a story by Emi Suiin (1869-1934).

Signed

(seals only)

Markings

Artist's seals: Han, Ko

Provenance

Various dealers: primarily in London and Tokyo. Purchased between 1985-1999.

Credit Line

Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection