Young Couple Looking at Painting of Huang Zhuping
1799 (Kansei 11)
Artist Utagawa Toyohiro (Japanese, 1773–1828)
10 x 13.4 cm (3 15/16 x 5 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Not On View
Calendar print for 1799, months shown by colored weights of clock.
The painting shows the Chinese Taoist immortal Huang Zhuping, who was able to change stones into goats and goats into stones; 1799 was a Year of the Goat.
Artist's seals: (illegible)
Asiatic Curator's Fund