Winter Peony

牡丹

Japanese
Edo period
1770 (Meiwa 7), 11th month
Artist Tawaraya Sôri (Japanese, active about 1764–1780)


Catalogue Raisonné

Keyes, "Prints by Hokusai Sôri," Impressions 20 (1998), p. 45

Dimensions

Ebangire; 20.1 x 55.1 cm (7 15/16 x 21 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

54.257

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (surimono); ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Surimono for a name change of Bandô Hikosaburô III, with a poem by the actor.

Signed

Tawaraya Sôri hitsu
俵屋宗理筆

Markings

Artist's seal: Meikon?

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