Liking Flatterers and Disliking Virtuous People (Michi o mamoru hito o kirai ware ni hetsurou tomo o ai suru koto), from the series A Treasury of Admonitions to Young Ladies (Jijo hôkun onna Imagawa)

「児女宝訓女今川 道を守る人を嫌ひ我にへつろう友を愛する事」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1784 (Tenmei 4)
Artist Torii Kiyonaga (Japanese, 1752–1815)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hirano 1939, #0669; Ukiyo-e shûka 2 (1985), list #233.13

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 25.8 x 19 cm (10 3/16 x 7 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

34.1286

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Kiyonaga ga

清長画

Credit Line

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston—Art Institute of Chicago exchange