No. 1 of 6 Sheets of Pictures by Itô Jakuchû (Itô Jakuchû shinhitsuga rokumai no uchi ichi): Golden Pheasant and Bamboo in Snow, from a set of reproductions of rubbing prints (taku-hon, ishizuri-e)

花鳥版画(複製) 雪竹に錦鶏 「伊藤若冲真筆画六枚之壱」

Japanese
Meiji-era copy of Edo-period design
1897 (Meiji 30)?
After Itô Jakuchû (Japanese, 1716–1800)


Catalogue Raisonné

The original print: Kyoto Nat. Mus., Jakuchu! (2000), #146-1

Dimensions

28 x 39.5 cm (11 x 15 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.8210

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print; letterpress; ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions, all Meiji copies: 21.8210 (letterpress inscription in right margin), 47.49 (no inscription in margin), 63.1385 (margin cut off)

A pencil note on the old mat for 47.49 says that the set of 6 reproductions was published in 1897, but so far no other confirmation of that date has been found.

Inscription

In letterpress in right margin: No. 1 of 6 Sheets of Pictures by Itô Jakuchû (Itô Jakuchû shinhitsuga rokumai no uchi ichi)

Signed

(seals only)

Markings

Artist's seals: Jakuchû, Meiwa kanotô (=1771)
画家の印:若冲、明和辛卯

Provenance

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

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection