Butterfly and cherry blossom petals, from set 3 of a Hana Kurabe series of 10 sets

Maker(s)
Artist: Shibata Zeshin 柴田是真 (1807-1891)
Historical period(s)
Meiji era, 1875-1880
Medium
Woodblock print; ink and color on paper
Dimensions
H x W (image): 16.6 x 22.3 cm (6 9/16 x 8 3/4 in)
Geography
Japan
Credit Line
Bequest of John Winter
Collection
Freer Study Collection
Accession Number
FSC-GR-727.5
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Print
Type

Woodblock print

Keywords
butterfly, cherry blossom, Hana Kurabe, Japan, Meiji era (1868 - 1912), surimono
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
SI Usage Statement

Usage conditions apply

There are restrictions for re-using this image. For more information, visit the Smithsonian's Terms of Use page.