Asian Art
Artist: Harushige, Japanese, active ca. 1820s

New Year’s rice cake with mice

1828 (year of the rat)

Surimono, vertical ō-ban; polychrome woodblock print with embossing

sheet: 21 7/8 x 8 7/16 in. (55.5 x 21.5 cm)
Gift of Virginia Shawan Drosten and Patrick Kenadjian, B.A. 1970
2018.116.2
Culture: 
Japanese
Period: 
Edo period (1615–1868)
Classification: 
Works on Paper - Prints
Geography: 
Japan
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Collection of Virginia Shawan Drosten and Patrick Kenadjian.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions July 1, 2017–June 30, 2018,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/bulletin/Pub-Bull-acquisitions-2018.pdf (accessed December 1, 2018).

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.