Wisdom (Chi), from the series Fashionable Five Virtues (Fûryû jin-gi-rei-chi-shin)

「風流仁儀礼智信 智」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1795 (Kansei 7)
Artist Utagawa Toyokuni I (Japanese, 1769–1825), Publisher Izumiya Ichibei (Kansendô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Another design in the series: Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 9, Musées Royaux d'Art et d'Histoire, Brussels (1989), pl. 198

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 39.1 x 25.8 cm (15 3/8 x 10 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.6937

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Toyokuni ga
豊国画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane collection (#428); December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection