Wood of the Tree Fern (Sotetsu no ki): Ôta Harunaga, from the series Selections for the Ten Stems (Mitate jikkan no uchi)

「見立十千之図 蘇鉄の木 太田春長」

Japanese
Edo period
1860 (Ansei 7/Man'en 1), 5th month
Artist Utagawa Yoshifusa (Japanese, active about 1837–1860), Publisher Hirookaya Kôsuke (Kikujudô) (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.5 x 25.5 cm (14 3/8 x 10 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

00.1404

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 00.1404, 11.37362

Signed

Ippôsai Yoshifusa ga
一宝斎芳房画

Markings

Censor's seal: Monkey 5 aratame
No blockcutter's mark
改印:申五改
彫師:なし

Provenance

By 1900, William Perkins Babcock (b. 1826 - d. 1899), Boston and Paris; 1900, bequest of William Perkins Babcock to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 05, 1900)

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock