Asian Art
Artist: Torii Kiyonaga, Japanese, 1752–1815

Buying potted plants: Brocades of the East

1784

Polychrome woodblock print; Yokoe

sheet: 15 3/8 x 10 1/4 in. (39.1 x 26 cm)
Gift of Mrs. Jared K. Morse
1953.1.32
Culture: 
Japanese
Period: 
Edo period (1615–1868)
Classification: 
Works on Paper - Prints
Geography: 
Japan
Status: 
By appointment
Bibliography: 

George J. Lee, Edo Culture in Japanese prints, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1972), 45, no. 19.

Suzanne E. Wright and Melissa Walt Thompson, Working in the Floating World, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1986), no. 20.

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