Requires Photography

Catfish Waiter in a Parody of the Monkey and the Gourd from the series Up-to-Date Otsu-e

Japanese
Late Meiji era
1905
Asai Chû (Japanese, 1856–1907)


Catalogue Raisonné

Barros Cat. no. II-5

Dimensions

Overall: 13.8 x 8.8 cm (5 7/16 x 3 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

2012.865

Medium or Technique

Color lithograph; ink on card stock

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Postcards

Provenance

By 1991, purchased by Philippe Barros from various dealers in Japan and Europe; by 2002, purchased by Karl Jaeger from Philippe Barros; 2012, sold by Karl Jaeger to the MFA. (Accession Date: November 28, 2012)

Credit Line

John Ware Willard Fund