Bluebirds with Morning Glories and Lespedeza

萩と朝顔に小鳥

Japanese
Meiji era (?)
Artist Unknown, Japanese, After Katsushika Taito II (Japanese, active about 1810–1853), Forgery of Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, 1760–1849)


Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 26.3 x 37.5 cm (10 3/8 x 14 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

28.504

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Prints from the same set, based on illustrations in the book Kachô gaden by Taito II: 28.503, 28.504, 28.505, RES.48.31 (all horizontal ôban), and RES.54.6 (vertical double ôban)

Signed

False signature: Saki no Hokusai Iitsu hitsu
前北斎為一筆

Provenance

Purchased

Credit Line

John Wheelock Elliot and John Morse Elliot Fund