No. 12, Robin and Wild Cherry (Komadori yamazakura), from the series Forty-eight Hawks Drawn from Life (Ikiutsushi shijûhachi taka)

「生写四十八鷹 駒どり やまざくら 十二」

Japanese
Edo period
1859 (Ansei 6), 11th month
Artist Nakayama Sûgakudô (Japanese, active 1850–1860), Publisher Tsutaya Kichizô (Kôeidô) (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.7 x 25.1 cm (14 7/16 x 9 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

RES.54.188.35

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.17474, *11.17475 (deaccessioned in 2012), 20.150, 2016.1255, RES.54.188.35

Signed

Sûgakudô
嵩岳堂

Markings

Censor's seal: Goat 11 aratame
No blockcutter's mark
Artist's seal: Sûgaku
改印:未十一改
彫師:なし

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