No. 4 of 6 Sheets of Pictures by Itô Jakuchû (Itô Jakuchû shinhitsuga rokumai no uchi yon): White Cockatoo on Swinging Perch, from a set of reproductions of rubbing prints (taku-hon, ishizuri-e)

花鳥版画(複製) 白鸚鵡 「伊藤若冲真筆画六枚之四」

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), #146-6

Dimensions

27.8 x 29.5 cm (10 15/16 x 11 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.8213

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print; letterpress; ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 21.8213, 54.317 (both Meiji copies, with the same letterpress inscription in slightly different positions)
The original print: 54.316

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. 4 of 6 Sheets of Pictures by Itô Jakuchû (Itô Jakuchû shinhitsuga rokumai no uchi yon)

Signed

(seals only)

Markings

Artist's seals: Jokin, Jakuchû Koji

Provenance

March 1915, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Yamanaka & Co.; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection