Peacock and Peonies
1765 (Meiwa 2)
Artist Unknown, Japanese
Waterhouse, The Harunobu Decade (2013), #712; Ukiyo-e shûka supp. 2 (1982), pl. 674
22.8 x 15.1 cm (9 x 5 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Not On View
The numbers of the short months are hidden in teh tail feathers and the long months in the rocks.
Formerly in the Sumitomo collection; June 1913, 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