Young Woman and Child on Stone Stairs by a Dragon-headed Spout

竜の噴出口に美人と子

Japanese
Edo period
1808 (Bunka 5)
Artist Unknown, Japanese


Dimensions

19 x 8 cm (7 1/2 x 3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

53.2702

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (surimono); ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Dated “New Year of the Dragon” (Tatsu no haru), probably 1808 (Bunka 5). Calendar information hidden in the child’s obi.

Signed

Unsigned
無款

Provenance

1953, gift of Mrs. Jared K. Morse to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 10, 1953)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Jared K. Morse in memory of Charles J. Morse