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A Good Time to Begin Studying (Nyûgaku yoshi), from the series Series for the Hanazono Group (Hanazono bantsuzuki)

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Poems translated in Carpenter et al 2008, p. 221.

Inscription

Poem by Reitensha Sodenari Senpu (Sendai): Fumi somuru/ hijiri no michi mo/ shi no kage no/ shichi shaku amari/ nobiru haru no hi

Signed

Hokkei 北渓

Credit Line

Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund

Japanese, Edo period, about 1824 (Bunsei 7)

Catalogue Raisonné

Carpenter et al, Reading Surimono (2008), #94; Rijksmuseum cat. III, Hokusai and His School (1982), #161

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

00.1905

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (surimono); ink, color, silver, and bronze on paper

Collections

Asia

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