Women Playing Battledore and Shuttlecock on New Years Day

正月賑

Japanese
Edo period
about 1785 (Tenmei 5)
Artist Katsukawa Shunchô (Japanese, active about 1780–1801), Publisher Murataya Jirobei (Eiyûdô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hirano, Kiyonaga (1939), #C8; Ukiyo-e taisei 6 (1931), #223

Dimensions

Vertical ôban diptych; 38.6 x 52.7 cm (15 3/16 x 20 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.7463-4

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Diptych: 21.7463 (left), 21.7464 (right)

Signed

Shunchô ga (on each sheet)
春潮画

Provenance

May 8, 1918, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding at the F. May sale; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection