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Decorative Objects Made of Pasted Straw, Accurately Drawn (Mugiwara hari saiku shô utsushi)

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Left (fourth) sheet of an incomplete tetraptych. The title is on the second sheet from the right. The straw-work decorations were displayed at the Kinryûzan temple in Asakusa in the second month of 1820 (Bunsei 3). For the right half of a sumizuri advertising broadside for the same event, see...

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Marks

Censor's seal: kiwame 改印: 極

Provenance

Formerly in the Sumitomo collection; June 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Yamanaka & Co.; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection

Japanese, Edo period, 1820 (Bunsei 3), 2nd month

Catalogue Raisonné

TNM, Hokusai (2005), #251; Ukiyo-e shûka 16 (1981), p. 230, vertical ôban #18

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38.2 x 25.6 cm (15 1/16 x 10 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.10244

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints