Pomegranate and Two Birds

石榴に白頭翁

Japanese
Edo period
about 1770 (Meiwa 7)
Artist Isoda Koryûsai (Japanese, 1735–1790)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hockley 2003, p. 276, #E-33; Waterhouse, Images of Eighteenth-Century Japan (1975), #103 (with different colors)

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 24.6 x 19 cm (9 11/16 x 7 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

21.8240

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Koryûsai ga
湖龍斎画

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