Woman Feeding Her Pet Rat

鼠にえさをやる美人

Japanese
Edo period
about 1771 (Meiwa 8)
Artist Isoda Koryûsai (Japanese, 1735–1790)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hockley 2003, p. 238, #A-1; Pins, The Japanese Pillar Print (1982), #291; Gentles, AIC cat. II (1965), p. 196, #31

Dimensions

Hashira-e; 7.5 x 12 cm (2 15/16 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.8333

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Koryûsai ga
湖龍斎画

Provenance

February 1911, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from the E. F. Fenollosa collection; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection