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

Horizontal ôban; 27.8 x 31.6 cm (10 15/16 x 12 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

54.317

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print; 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

Credit Line

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston—Worcester Art Museum exchange, made possible through the Special Korean Pottery Fund, Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution, and Smithsonian Institution—Chinese Expedition, 1923–24