Lion Dance of the New Year from the series Elegant Amusements of the Four Seasons

Maker(s)
Artist: Kitagawa Utamaro 喜多川歌麿 (1753 - 1806)
Historical period(s)
Edo period, early 19th century
Medium
Woodblock print; ink and color on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 38 x 25.1 cm (14 15/16 x 9 7/8 in)
Geography
Japan
Credit Line
Gift of the family of Eugene and Agnes E. Meyer
Accession Number
F1974.101
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Print
Type

Woodblock print (oban)

Keywords
dance, Edo period (1615 - 1868), flute, Japan, lion, new year, oban, ukiyo-e, WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Eugene and Agnes E. Meyer (1875-1959) and (1887-1970)

Published References
  • Mr. and Mrs. Laurance P. Roberts John M. Rosenfield. A Dictionary of Japanese Artists: Painting, Sculpture, Ceramic, Prints, Lacquer., First Edition. Tokyo and New York, 1976. .
Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum