God of Good Fortune (Fukujin; "Huku Gin"), from the series Eastern Customs: Enumerated Blessings (Azuma fûzoku, fuku-zukushi)

「東風俗 福つくし Huku Gin ふく神」

Japanese
Meiji era
about 1889–90 (Meiji 22–23)
Artist Yôshû Chikanobu (Hashimoto Chikanobu) (Japanese, 1838–1912), Publisher Takekawa Unokichi (Unosuke) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

The series: Coats, Chikanobu (2006), pls. 161-5 (this design not illustrated)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37 x 25.3 cm (14 9/16 x 9 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.52.1

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Date not filled in.

Signed

Yôshû Chikanobu hitsu
楊洲周延筆

Provenance

1952, gift of Louis Aaron Lebowich (b. 1880), Boston, to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of L. Aaron Lebowich