Mirror Polisher, from the book Iroe shokunin burui (Color Pictures of Various Artisans)

彩画職人部類 鏡

Japanese
Edo period
1784 (Tenmei 4)
Artist Tachibana Minkô (Japanese, active about 1764–1772)


Dimensions

One page; 21 x 16.3 cm (8 1/4 x 6 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

49.652

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print; ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions of the intact book: 2008.1623, 2008.2013, 2008.2014.1-2, 2008.2015.1-2, 2008.2017.1-2

A group of illustrations cut from the book: 49.651 to 49.661a-b.

Signed

(this page unsigned)

Provenance

1949, gift of Louis Aaron Lebowich (b. 1880), Boston, to the MFA. (Accession date: September 15, 1949)

Credit Line

Gift of L. Aaron Lebowich