Snake, from the series Fashionable Children for the Twelve Signs of the Zodiac (Fûryû kodomo jûnishi)

「風流子児十二支」 巳

Japanese
Edo period
about 1773 (An'ei 2)
Artist Isoda Koryûsai (Japanese, 1735–1790)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hockley 2003, p. 208, #G-12-6

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 27.1 x 19.6 cm (10 11/16 x 7 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.8275

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