Chinese Boys Flying Kites, No. 5 from the series The Children Say "This Is Japan!" and Play the Games That They See in the Picturebooks (Yôdô iu koitsu wa Nippon, ezôshi o mite yori sono gai o asobu)

「幼童云此奴和日本 五」 凧揚げ

Japanese
Edo period
about 1791 (Kansei 3)
Artist Torii Kiyonaga (Japanese, 1752–1815)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hirano 1939, #0926; Ukiyo-e shûka 2 (1985), list #253.5

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 22.2 x 19.2 cm (8 3/4 x 7 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.49.18

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Kiyonaga ga

清長画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame

改印:極

Provenance

1949, anonymous gift to the MFA.

Credit Line

Anonymous gift