Cranes and Chrysanthemums, from the series Kashinsai (?)
Ukiyo-e shûka 1 (1983), pl. 138; Paine, Oriental Art NS, v. IX, no. 1 (1963), fig. 21; Vignier & Inada (1909)
Hosoban; 31.1 x 15.9 cm (12 1/4 x 6 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (urushi-e); ink on paper, with hand-applied color and nikawa
Not On View
From a series of bird-and-flower designs; the meaning of the series title is unclear.
Yamato gakô Nishimura Shigenaga hitsu
Formerly the property of S. Bing; June 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Sumitomo collection; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.
William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection