Walking by the River Bank, from the book Ehon tokiwagusa, vol. II

絵本常盤草

Japanese
Edo period
about 1730 (Kyôhô 15)
Artist Nishikawa Sukenobu (Japanese, 1671–1750)


Catalogue Raisonné

Keyes, Ehon (2006), pp. 78-9; Toda, Ryerson cat. (1931), pp. 131-3

Dimensions

Two pages; 21 x 32.6 cm (8 1/4 x 12 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.6218

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (sumizuri-e); ink on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions:
The intact book: 2006.1343.1-3 (complete), 2006.1593 (vol. I only)
Illustrations cut out of book and mounted as prints: 21.6216 to 21.6225; 53.2804a-b to 53.2809; RES.50.109; RES.53.226 to RES.53.232a-b

Signed

(these pages unsigned)

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane collection (lot 143); December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection