Young Couple with Fuji, Falcon, and Eggplants

一富士二鷹三茄子

Japanese
Edo period
about 1775 (An'ei 4)
Artist Isoda Koryûsai (Japanese, 1735–1790)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hockley 2003, p. 252, #F-29; Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan 2, British Museum II (1988), pl. 40; Pins, The Japanese Pillar Print (1982), #327a-b; Gentles, AIC cat. II (1965), p. 245, #135 (L sheet only); TNM Ukiyo-e cat. 1 (1960), #722 (R sheet only)

Dimensions

Hashira-e; 67.5 x 12 cm (26 9/16 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.8331

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Right sheet of incomplete diptych.

MFA impressions: 06.974-5 (complete diptych), 21.8331 (right sheet only)

Signed

Koryûsai ga
湖龍斎画

Provenance

Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection