Townscape in Winter from the series Blue Birds (Aoi tori)

冬の町 青い鳥より

Japanese
Shôwa era
Kobayashi Kaichi (Japanese, 1896-1968), Publisher Sakuraiya


Catalogue Raisonné

MFA, The Art of the Japanese Postcard (2004), cat. #154

Dimensions

Overall: 13.8 x 8.8 cm (5 7/16 x 3 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

2003.462

Medium or Technique

Color woodblock; organic and inorganic colorants, metallic pigment on Japanese paper adhered to card stock; the back is block printed (blue)

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Postcards

Provenance

By 2003 Karl Jaeger, Bath, England; June 18, 2003 Sale by Karl Jaeger at Christie's, London, lot 401 and purchased by the MFA.

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by Leonard A. Lauder