The Arrival of the Elephant

象の出現

Japanese
Edo period
1729 (Kyôhô 14)
Artist Torii Kiyomasu II (Japanese, 1706–1763), Publisher Igaya Kan'emon (Bunkidô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Clark, Morse, Virgin, and Hockley, Dawn of the Floating World (2000-1), #101

Dimensions

Horizontal ô-ôban; 32.9 x 46.7cm (12 15/16 x 18 3/8in.)

Accession Number

58.343

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (urushi-e); ink on paper, with hand-applied color, nikawa, and metallic powder

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Eshi Torii Kiyomasu zu

Markings

Collector's seal: Wakai oyaji

Provenance

Source unknown

Credit Line

Asiatic Curator's Fund