Oct 2, 2014
Oct 2, 2014

First Bonito of the Year

First Bonito of the Year



Utagawa Kunisada 歌川 国貞

(Japanese, 1786–1865)

Color woodblock print

35.3 x 24.2 cm (13 7/8 x 9 1/2 in.)

Bequest of James Parmelee 1940.1013


Did you know?

Historically, the year's first bonito was available in the fourth lunar month, or around May.

See also
Japanese Art
Japanese Art
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