The Four Social Classes: Merchants (Shô), from Vol. I of the book Ehon kôkyô (The Illustrated Classic of Filial Piety)

繪本孝經 上 士農工商 「商」

Japanese
Edo period
1834 (Tenpô 5)


Catalogue Raisonné

The book: Hillier, Art of Hokusai in Book Illus. (1980), list no. 242

Dimensions

9.2 x 9.1 cm (3 5/8 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.53.272

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (sumizuri-e); ink on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

(this picture unsigned)

Provenance

1953, gift of Mrs. Jared K. Morse to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 10, 1953)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Jared K. Morse in memory of Charles J. Morse