Insect Catcher and Potted Herbs

Artist:
Ryūryūkyo Shinsai (Japanese, active ca. 1799–1823)
Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
19th century
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Part of an album of woodblock prints (surimono); ink and color on paper
Dimensions:
5 1/2 x 7 1/2 in. (14 x 19.1 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer, 1929
Accession Number:
JP2264
Not on view
Signature: Shinsai

Marking: Seal (hand-stamped): Ryusai (Ryusai Chimata, a poet of kyoka or humorous poems, probably former owner)
Mrs. H. O. (Louisine W.) Havemeyer , New York (until d. 1929; bequeathed to MMA).
Takaoka Art Museum. "Viewpoint of Tadamasa Hayashi: A Bridge between East and West," September 28, 1996–October 27, 1996.

Fukuyama Museum of Art. "Viewpoint of Tadamasa Hayashi: A Bridge between East and West," November 2, 1996–December 1, 1996.

Museum of Modern Art, Ibaraki. "Viewpoint of Tadamasa Hayashi: A Bridge between East and West," December 7, 1996–January 26, 1997.