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There Was a Man from Tsukushi... (Tsukushi ni...), from the series Essays in Idleness (Tsurezuregusa)

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MFA impressions: 11.25451, 51.34 Poem translated in McKee 2006, p. 97; prose extract from Tsurezuregusa translated, and poem described, in Mirviss w/ Carpenter 2000, p. 100.

Signed

Hokkei 北渓

Provenance

1951, gift of Louis W. Black to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 11, 1951)

Credit Line

Gift of Louis W. Black

Japanese, Edo period,

Catalogue Raisonné

McKee, Japanese Poetry Prints (Schoff Coll. cat., 2006), #28; Mirviss w/ Carpenter, Jewels of Japanese Printmaking (2000), #51

Dimensions

Shikishiban; 21 x 18 cm (8 1/4 x 7 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

51.34

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (surimono); ink and color on paper

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Asia

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