Rooster Perched on Mortar

臼にのる鶏

Japanese
Edo period
about 1720–36 (mid to late Kyôhô era)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 12, Museum für Ostasiatische Kunst, Berlin (1988), pl. 35; Paine, Oriental Art NS, v. IX, no. 1 (1963), fig. 9; Gunsaulus, AIC cat. I (1955), p. 149, #71

Dimensions

Hosoban; 32.6 x 15.2 cm (12 13/16 x 6 in.)

Accession Number

RES.54.56

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (urushi-e); ink on paper, with hand-applied color and nikawa

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Nihon gakô Okumura Masanobu shôhitsu

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—Chinese Expedition, 1923–24