Branch of Loquat

枇杷 (張交)

Japanese
Edo period
about 1830–44 (Tenpô era)
Artist Katsushika Taito II (Japanese, active about 1810–1853), Publisher Echigoya Chôhachi


Dimensions

Harimaze, cut from vertical ôban sheet; 16.5 x 17.2 cm (6 1/2 x 6 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.9246

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

From a sheet of three designs: calligraphy (right); swallow and spider, by Taigaku (top left); loquat, by Taito II (bottom left)

MFA impressions: 11.30446 (uncut sheet), 21.9246 (loquat only), 21.9248 (swallow only)

Signed

Taito
戴斗

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