Segment of Jôkyôshu (Impromptu Pleasures Afloat), also known as the Yodo River Scroll

乗興舟(じょうきょうしゅう) 断簡

Japanese
Edo period
1767 (Meiwa 4)
Artist Itô Jakuchû (Japanese, 1716–1800)


Catalogue Raisonné

Keyes, Ehon (2006), #17; Hickman & Satô, Paintings of Jakuchû (Asia Soc., 1989), p. 24, figs. 6-7; Ohnishi, On a Riverboat Journey (1989; full photos of MMA impression, with trans. of poems)

Dimensions

31 x 51 cm (12 3/16 x 20 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.6872

Medium or Technique

Woodblock rubbing print (taku-hon, ishizuri-e); ink on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 21.6872 (one segment only), 50.1498 (complete)

Signed

(this segment unsigned)

Provenance

January 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from J. Clarence Webster Collection; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection