Tora II of Nakamori-ken in Gathering Spring Herbs (Wakanatsumi), from the series Costume Parade of the Shimanouchi Quarter (Shimanouchi nerimono)

「島之内ねり物 若菜摘 中森軒 二代目とら」

Japanese
Edo period
1836 (Tenpô 7), summer
Artist Gochôtei Sadahiro (Japanese, active about 1830–1850), Publisher Tenmaya Kihei (Tenki) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Kitagawa, "Bosuton bijutsukan shozô Kamigata-e mokuroku" (Kansai daigaku, 2007), p. 125 (this # not listed); Ikeda bunko, Kamigata yakusha-e shûsei, vol. 3 (2001), #093; Keyes, Hirosada (1984), #3; Keyes 1973, #277a (no photo)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.3 x 24 cm (14 5/16 x 9 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.3214.12

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.824.14, 11.26584, 11.38813, 11.38814, 11.38815, 17.3214.12

From a collective series by Hokuei, Hokuju, Sadahiro, Sadanobu, and Shigeharu.

Signed

Gochôtei Sadahiro ga
五蝶亭貞広画

Markings

Artist's seal: Sada

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection