Singing by the Plum Garden (Baien shôka zu)

「梅園唱歌図」

Japanese
Meiji era
1887 (Meiji 20), December
Artist Yôshû Chikanobu (Hashimoto Chikanobu) (Japanese, 1838–1912), Publisher Ômori Kakutarô (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

MFA/Geidai, Double Impact (2015), #50; Tanba, Nishiki-e ni miru Meiji tennô to Meiji jidai (1966), #109

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 35.4 x 71.6 cm (13 15/16 x 28 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.53.82-4

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Triptych: RES.53.82 (left), RES.53.83 (center), RES.53.84 (right)

Signed

Yôshû Chikanobu hitsu (on right sheet only)
楊洲周延筆

Markings

Artist's seal: toshidama

Provenance

1953, gift of Louis Aaron Lebowich (b. 1880), Boston, to the MFA. Purchased by the donor in the United States, early 1950's

Credit Line

Gift of L. Aaron Lebowich