No. 20, White-Headed Mannikin, Apricot, and Japanese Rush (Hekichô, anzu, sekishô), from the series Forty-eight Hawks Drawn from Life (Ikiutsushi shijûhachi taka)

「生写四十八鷹 碧鳥 あんず 石しやう 二十」

Japanese
Edo period
1859 (Ansei 6), 6th 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.54.188.43

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: *11.17434 (deaccessioned in 2012), 2016.1262, RES.54.188.43

Signed

Sûgakudô shujin
嵩岳堂主人

Markings

Censor's seal: Goat 6 aratame
No blockcutter's mark
改印:未六改
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