Search Results:

<< Viewing Record 125 of 204 >>
View : Light Box | List View | Image List | Detailed
 


Maker(s):Ishikawa Toyomasa
Culture:Japanese (active ca. 1770–1780)
Title:Untitled (Boy With Mitsu-Tomoe Drum and Peony)
Date Made:ca. 1770–1780
Type:Print
Materials:woodblock print
Measurements:overall: 12 13/16 in x 5 7/8 in; 32.5 cm x 14.9 cm
Accession Number:  AC 2005.364
Credit Line:Gift of William Green
Museum Collection:  Mead Art Museum at Amherst College
2005-364.jpg

Description:
hosoban; kodomo-e

Label Text:
This print is signed at lower-right "Ishikawa Toyomasa sha" ('copied/described by Ishikawa Toyomasa') and bears no other identifying marks.

It is possible that this print is from the same series as another hosoban ('narrow sheet') print in the collection of the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. (call no. FP 2 - JPD, no. 2307 (B size) [P&P]). As both feature pairings of seasonal flowers — here, the peony blossom above the drum and the cranes printed on the boy's clothes — it is possible that they are from an unidentified series about the seasons or seasonal festivals.

Tags:
children; musical instruments; flowers

Link to share this object record:
https://museums.fivecolleges.edu/detail.php?t=objects&type=ext&id_number=AC+2005.364

Research on objects in the collections, including provenance, is ongoing and may be incomplete. If you have additional information or would like to learn more about a particular object, please email fc-museums-web@fivecolleges.edu.

<< Viewing Record 125 of 204 >>