Board Games (Ki), from an untitled series of the Four Accomplishments (Kinkishoga)

琴棋書画 「棋」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1772–75 (early An'ei era)
Artist Utagawa Toyoharu (Japanese, 1735–1814), Publisher Urokogataya Magobei (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan 10, Museo d'Arte Orientale, Genoa, I (1988), pl. 101; the series: Genshoku ukiyo-e dai hyakka jiten 7 (1980), #85 (this design not illustrated, said to be unknown); Ukiyo-e taikei 9 (1976), #s 53, 230 (this design not illustrated)

Dimensions

Vertical ô-ôban; 47.4 x 36 cm (18 11/16 x 14 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.6236

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.21212, 21.6236

Signed

Utagawa Toyoharu ga
歌川豊春画

Provenance

January 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from J. Clarence Webster Collection; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection