The Chrysanthemum Boy (Kikujidô)

菊慈童

Japanese
Edo period
about 1789 (Tenmei 9/Kansei 1)
Artist Chôbunsai Eishi (Japanese, 1756–1829), Publisher Nishimuraya Yohachi (Eijudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 8 (1980), Eishi list, #111 (diptych); Brandt, Hosoda Eishi (1977), fig. no 146 (diptych), list no. 48; TNM Ukiyo-e cat. 2 (1962), #s 2206-7

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.7 x 25.5 cm (14 7/16 x 10 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4871

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Right sheet of incomplete diptych.

Signed

Eishi ga
栄之画

Provenance

September 1911, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from the E. F. Fenollosa collection; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection