Scorning a Poor but Honest Person (Shôjiki ni shite otoroetaru hito o karoshimuru koto), from the series A Treasury of Admonitions to Young Ladies (Jijo hôkun onna Imagawa)

「児女宝訓女今川 一 正直にして衰へたる人を軽しむる事」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1780 (An'ei 9)
Artist Torii Kiyonaga (Japanese, 1752–1815)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hirano 1939, #0662; Ukiyo-e shûka 2 (1985), list #233.6, and pl. 128

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 26.1 x 19.3 cm (10 1/4 x 7 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.5584

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.19403, 21.5584

Signed

Kiyonaga ga
清長画

Provenance

February 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from J. Clarence Webster Collection; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection