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Wild Plum Tree and Bush Warbler, Early Spring (Yabai ni uguisu, sôshun), from the series Rakuzan's Bird-and-flower Album (Rakuzan kachô gafu)

楽山花鳥画譜 「野梅に鶯(早春)」

Japanese
Shôwa era
1933–41 (Shôwa 8–16)
Artist Tsuchiya Rakuzan (Rakusan) (Japanese, 1896–1976)


Catalogue Raisonné

Rakusan.net, Gallery, 100 Series, no. 4

Dimensions

42.8 x 57.8 cm (16 7/8 x 22 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

52.115

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print; ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

No. 4 in a series of 100.
Probably from the second edition; has the first edition watermark “Rakuzan kachô gafu,” but the paper is very thin and the seal used differs from the seals on other first-edition prints.

Signed

Rakuzan kyo

Markings

Artist's seal: Kôshisei, in tripod shape

Provenance

1952, gift of Louis Aaron Lebowich (b. 1880), Boston, to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of L. Aaron Lebowich