Guo Ju (Kaku Kyo), from an untitled series of parodies of the Twenty-four Paragons of Filial Piety

見立二十四孝 「郭巨」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1825 (Bunsei 8)
Artist Totoya Hokkei (Japanese, 1780–1850)


Catalogue Raisonné

Other prints from the series: Carpenter et al, Reading Surimono (2008), #96-99

Dimensions

Shikishiban; 19.7 x 17.8 cm (7 3/4 x 7 in.)

Accession Number

34.354

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (surimono); ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Commissioned by the Shippô Circle, whose symbol appears beside the title.

Signed

Go Hokkei
呉北渓

Provenance

1934, bequest of Nellie Parney Carter to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 4, 1934)

Credit Line

Nellie Parney Carter Collection—Bequest of Nellie Parney Carter