Chinese Boys Pulling a Flower Float, from an untitled series of Chinese Children (Karako)

唐子遊び 花車をひく唐子たち

Japanese
Edo period
about 1790 (Kansei 2)
Artist Torii Kiyonaga (Japanese, 1752–1815)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hirano 1939, #0251; Ukiyo-e shûka 2 (1985), list #201.6, and pl. 93

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 26.2 x 19.6 cm (10 5/16 x 7 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.5573

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.19351, 21.5573, 54.374

Signed

Kiyonaga ga
清長画

Provenance

February 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