No. 1, from the series Silkworm Cultivation (Kaiko yashinai gusa)

「蚕養草 一」

Japanese
Edo period
1807 (Bunka 4), 10th month
Artist Kikukawa Eizan (Japanese, 1787–1867), Publisher Ezakiya Kichibei (Tenjudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Kondô, ed., Eizan (JUM exh. cat., 1996), list #16.1 (no photo); another print in the series: cat. no. #9

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38 x 25.5 cm (14 15/16 x 10 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.54.187.38

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints

Album: RES.54.187.1-.38

Signed

Kikukawa Eizan hitsu

菊川英山筆

Markings

Censor's seals: kiwame, Hare 10

改印:極、卯十

Credit Line

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston—Worcester Art Museum exchange, made possible through the Special Korean Pottery Fund, Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution, and Smithsonian Institution—MFA Chinese Expedition, 1923-24