White Heron and Iris

燕子花(かきつばた)と河骨(こうほね)に鷺

Japanese
Edo period
Artist Isoda Koryûsai (Japanese, 1735–1790)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hockley 2003, p. 277, #E-53; RISD, Yomigaeru bi (1990), #4

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 25.8 x 19 cm (10 3/16 x 7 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

RES.54.57

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Koryû ga
湖龍画

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