Teasing the Baby with a Winter Cherry (Hôzuki)

ほおずき

Japanese
Edo period
about 1799–1800 (Kansei 11–12)
Artist Kitagawa Utamaro I (Japanese, early 1750s–1806), Publisher Ômiya Gonkurô (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Asano and Clark 1995, #369; Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #313.7

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38.7 x 25.4 cm (15 1/4 x 10 in.)

Accession Number

46.1404

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Utamaro hitsu
歌麿筆

Markings

No censor's seal
Collector's seal: Hayashi Tadamasa
改印:なし

Provenance

1946, gift of Charles Adrien Rübel to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 12, 1946)

Credit Line

Gift of C. Adrian Rübel