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The Dog of Lord Fujiwara Michinaga, the Regent of the Buddha Hall (Midô Kanpaku-dono no inu), from the series A Collection of Tales from Uji (Uji shûi monogatari)

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Poems translated in McKee 2008, p. 242; and Mirviss w/ Carpenter 1995, p. 50.

Inscription

Poem by Bugensha Nariyasu: Poem by Bunbunsha:

Signed

Gakutei 岳亭

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, about 1830 (Bunsei 13/Tenpô 1)

Catalogue Raisonné

McKee, Colored in the Year's New Light (Becker coll. exh. ca., 2008), #118; Mirviss w/ Carpenter, The Frank Lloyd Wright Collection of Surimono (1995), #86; Uhlenbeck, The Poetic Image (1987), cat. no. 11

Dimensions

Shikishiban; 21 x 18.3 cm (8 1/4 x 7 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

51.40

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (surimono); ink and color on paper

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

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