Picking Herbs at New Year, from the series (?) Three Festivals (Sansechi); Calendar for 1804

「三節」 若菜積み (絵暦)

Japanese
Edo period
1804 (Kyôwa 4/Bunka 1)
Artist Sawa Sekkyô (Japanese, active about 1804–1818)


Dimensions

Kokonotsugiri; 14 x 17.7 cm (5 1/2 x 6 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

53.2680

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (surimono); ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Numerals for the long ahd short months are concealed in the obi patterns on the two women.

Signed

Sekkyô ga
雪嶠画

Provenance

1953, gift of Mrs. Jared K. Morse to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 10, 1953)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Jared K. Morse in memory of Charles J. Morse