Golden Pheasant and Bamboo in Snow, from a set of reproductions of rubbing prints (taku-hon, ishizuri-e)
Meiji-era copy of Edo-period design
1897 (Meiji 30)?
After Itô Jakuchû (Japanese, 1716–1800)
The original print: Kyoto Nat. Mus., Jakuchu! (2000), #146-1
Horizontal ôban; 39.4 x 29 cm (15 1/2 x 11 7/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print; ink and color on paper
Not On View
MFA impressions, all Meiji copies: 21.8210 (letterpress inscription in right margin), 47.49 (no inscription in margin), 63.1385 (margin cut off)
A pencil note on the old mat for 47.49 says that the set of 6 reproductions was published in 1897, but so far no other confirmation of that date has been found.
Artist's seals: Jakuchû, Meiwa kanotô (=1771)
1947, gift of Miss Lucy T. Aldrich to the MFA.
Gift of Miss Lucy T. Aldrich