No. 15, Bengalese Finch and Peonies (Jûshimatsu, botan), from the series Forty-eight Hawks Drawn from Life (Ikiutsushi shijûhachi taka)

「生写四十八鷹 十姉妹 ぼたん 十五」

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


Catalogue Raisonné

RISD, Yomigaeru bi (1990), #390

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36 x 25 cm (14 3/16 x 9 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.433

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.17462, *11.17463 (deaccessioned in 2012), 20.433, 20.434, 2016.1258, RES.54.188.38

Signed

Sûgakudô shujin
嵩岳堂主人

Markings

No censor's seal
No blockcutter's mark
Artist's seal: Sûgaku
改印:なし
彫師:なし

Provenance

1920, gift of the Estate of Henry Adams to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of the Estate of Henry Adams