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A Good Time to Open the Storehouse (Kurabiraki yoshi), from the series Series for the Hanazono Group (Hanazono bantsuzuki)

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Poem by Reitensha Sodenari: Tachikomeshi/ haru no kasumi no/ hosotoguchi/ hiraku ni wa yoki/ sawarabi no kagi Poem by Senkodô Sakae of Sendai: Kakizome ni/ naraishi kozo no/ tehon o mo/ tobira hirakeru/ yado no fumigaura 霊天舎袖成 立こめし春の 霞の細戸口開く にはよき 早蕨の鍵  千こう堂栄 書初に 習ひし 去年の 手本をも 扉ひらける 宿の文くら

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Hokkei 北渓

Credit Line

Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund

Japanese, Edo period, about 1824 (Bunsei 7)

Catalogue Raisonné

Keyes, Art of Surimono (Chester Beatty cat., 1985), vol. 1, #121

Dimensions

Shikishiban; 20.8 x 17.9 cm (8 3/16 x 7 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

00.1902

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints