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Drying Squid at Esashi (Esashi no ikaboshi), from the series Folk Customs of Japan (Nihon minzoku zufu)
1946 (Shôwa 21), March
Artist Wakayama Yasoji (Japanese, 1903-1983)
20.5 x 27.4 cm (8 1/16 x 10 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print; ink and color on paper
Not On View
From a portfolio of 12 works by 10 artists.
The titles of the individual prints were on a separate sheet included in the portfolio. (In this case only, the title is also written on the print.)
MFA prints in the series (complete): 65.1058, 65.1061, 65.1063, 65.1065, 65.1066, 65.1070, 65.1072, 65.1073, 65.1074, 65.1075, 65.1090, 65.1099
Wakayama Yasoji (in block)
1965, gift of Robert T. Paine to the MFA.
Gift of Robert T. Paine