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

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