Celebrating the Boys' Festival

端午の節句

Japanese
Edo period
Artist Katsukawa Shunchô (Japanese, active about 1780–1801)


Catalogue Raisonné

TNM Ukiyo-e cat. 2 (1962), #s 1715-6 (complete diptych)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.1 x 24.1 cm (14 5/8 x 9 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

54.249

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Left sheet of incomplete diptych (or triptych); 11.14762 is right (or center) sheet.

Signed

Shunchô ga
春潮画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
Artist's seal: Chûrin
改印:極

Provenance

1954, by exchange from Worcester Art Museum to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 8, 1954)

Credit Line

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston—Worcester Art Museum exchange, made possible through the Special Korean Pottery Fund, Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution, and Smithsonian Institution—Chinese Expedition, 1923–24