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」
Meiji-era copy of Edo-period design
1897 (Meiji 30)?
After Itô Jakuchû (Japanese, 1716–1800)
The original print: Kyoto Nat. Mus., Jakuchu! (2000), #146-6
27.8 x 29.5 cm (10 15/16 x 11 5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print; letterpress; ink and color on paper
Not On View
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.
In letterpress in right margin: No. 4 of 6 Sheets of Pictures by Itô Jakuchû (Itô Jakuchû shinhitsuga rokumai no uchi yon)
Artist's seals: Jokin, Jakuchû Koji
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.
William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection