Kintaro with Bear and Monkey Watching a Rooster and Tengu Fight

金太郎

Japanese
Edo period
about 1781–89 (Tenmei era)
Artist Katsukawa Shunshô (Japanese, 1726–1792)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 9, Musées Royaux d'Art et d'Histoire, Brussels (1989), pl. 89 (complete diptych); Ukiyo-e taikei 3 (1976), #s 151-2 (complete diptych); Tanba, Ukiyo-e Edo kara Hakone made (1963), #315

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38.5 x 26 cm (15 3/16 x 10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.4288

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Right sheet of incomplete diptych.

MFA impressions: 21.4288, 54.234

Signed

Shunshô ga
春章画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection