Koharu

小春

Japanese
Taishô era
1914 (Taishô 3)
Artist Takehisa Yumeji (Japanese, 1884–1934), Publisher Yanagiya


Catalogue Raisonné

The Male Image (Amsterdam, Nihon no hanga exh. cat. 6, 2011), cat. no. 11; Chiba Mus., Nihon no hanga II, 1911-1920 (1999), #186-1; Nakau, Yumeji roman hanga (1984), p. 11; Nihon hanga bijutsu zenshû 7 (1962), #39 (the pair)

Dimensions

43 x 28 cm (16 15/16 x 11 in.)

Accession Number

68.145

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print; ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

One of a pair, with 68.146.
Nakau 1984 identifies this work as one of Yumeji’s earliest print designs, originally sold in his wife’s shop Minatoya and later reprinted by Yanagiya.

Signed

Yumeji

Provenance

1968, sold by Shin Tanaka, Shibunkako Co., Ltd., Kyoto, to the MFA.

Credit Line

Asiatic Curator's Fund