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Dongfang Shuo (Tôbôsaku) Stealing the Peaches of Immortality, from the series A Set of Five Examples of Longevity (Kotobuki goban no uchi)

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One poem translated in Polster & Marks, Surimono (1980), p. 381.

Signed

(seal only)

Marks

Artist's seal: Yanagawa

Provenance

Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan; 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, about 1823 (Bunsei 6)

Catalogue Raisonné

Rijksmuseum, Surimono: Poetry and Image (2000), #105; Rijksmuseum cat. III, Hokusai and His School (1982), #272; Polster & Marks, Surimono (1980), p. 395

Dimensions

Shikishiban; 22 x 18.7 cm (8 11/16 x 7 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.9255

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (surimono); ink, color, and metallic pigment on paper

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints