Young Man as the Bodhisattva Monju

見立文殊

Japanese
Edo period
about 1765 (Meiwa 2)
Artist Komatsuken (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse, The Harunobu Decade (2013), #635; Ukiyo-e shûka supp. 2 (1982), pl. 611

Dimensions

19.4 x 17.9 cm (7 5/8 x 7 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.5696

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.30137, 21.5696
Right sheet of a pair, with 11.30136, 21.5697.
Numbers for the short months are hidden in the pattern of the kimono.

Signed

Komatsu ga
小松画

Markings

Seal: Ukyoku

Provenance

August 1919, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frederick W. Gookin; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection