Rats and Dried Fishhead

鮭に鼠

Japanese
Edo period
1843–47 (Tenpô 14–Kôka 4)
Artist Keisai Eisen (Japanese, 1790–1848)


Catalogue Raisonné

Chiba City Museum of Art, Keisai Eisen (2012), list #551 (no photo)

Dimensions

Harimaze, cut from ôban sheet; 20.8 x 13.9 cm (8 3/16 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

RES.54.62

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Eisen
英泉

Markings

No censor's seal
No blockcutter's mark
改印:なし
彫師:なし

Provenance

1954, by exchange from Worcester Art Museum to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 8, 1954)

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