No. 9, from the series Silkworm Cultivation (Kaiko yashinai gusa)

「かゐこやしなひ草 第九」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1772 (Meiwa 9/An'ei 1)
Artist Kitao Shigemasa (Japanese, 1739–1820)


Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 25.2 x 19.5 cm (9 15/16 x 7 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

06.569

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.569, 11.19592

From a series of twelve sheets jointly designed by Shunshô (nos. 1, 3, 6, 8, 11, 12) and Shigemasa (nos. 2, 4, 5, 7, 9, 10).

Signed

Kitao Shigemasa ga

北尾重政画

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection