Peacock and Peonies

牡丹に孔雀

Japanese
Edo period
1765 (Meiwa 2)
Artist Unknown, Japanese


Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse, The Harunobu Decade (2013), #712; Ukiyo-e shûka supp. 2 (1982), pl. 674

Dimensions

22.8 x 15.1 cm (9 x 5 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.6286

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

The numbers of the short months are hidden in teh tail feathers and the long months in the rocks.

Signed

Unsigned
無款

Provenance

Formerly in the Sumitomo collection; June 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Yamanaka & Co.; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection