MFA impressions: 17.1447, 21.8426, 52.951 Poem translated in Carpenter et al 2008, p. 403; and Polster & Marks, Surimono (1980), p. 437.
Poem by Nomichi no Kisanji: Yuki gomori/ Benten tayû/ hikitsurete/ Ebisu no miya e/ tomo ni au hi wa
Toyohiro ga 豊広画
Between 1906 and 1909, acquired by Mr. and Mrs. John Osgood (Elizabeth Cameron) Blanchard in Japan; April 1916, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding at Blanchard sale, American Art Galleries, New York; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.
William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection
Japanese, Edo period,
- Artist Utagawa Toyohiro, Japanese, 1773–1828
Carpenter et al, Reading Surimono (2008), #283 (copy); Polster & Marks, Surimono (1980), p. 439
Shikishiban; 21.4 x 18.5 cm (8 7/16 x 7 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (surimono); ink and color on paper