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Asian Art
Artist: Torii Kiyomitsu II, Japanese, 1787–1868

Lobster Treasure Boat (Takarabune)

1832 (Year of the Dragon)

Surimono, horizontal double ō-ban; polychrome woodblock print

sheet: 41.9 × 53 cm (16 1/2 × 20 7/8 in.)
Gift of Virginia Shawan Drosten and Patrick Kenadjian, B.A. 1970
2018.116.11
Geography: 
Japan
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
Japanese
Period: 
Edo period (1615–1868)
Classification: 
Works on Paper - Prints
Provenance: 

Collection of Virginia Shawan Drosten and Patrick Kenadjian. Purchased from Joan B. Mirviss Ltd. on May 13, 2016.

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.