The Fourth Month (Shigatsu), from an untitled series of Twelve Months

十二月 「四月」

Japanese
Edo period
Artist Kitao Shigemasa (Japanese, 1739–1820)


Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 24 x 18.2 cm (9 7/16 x 7 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

54.237

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.19584, 54.237 (later edition)

Signed

Kitao Shigemasa ga

北尾重政画

Credit Line

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston—Worcester Art Museum exchange, made possible through the Special Korean Pottery Fund, Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution, and Smithsonian Institution—Chinese Expedition, 1923–24