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Kintarô Referees a Match between a Rooster and a Tengu, No. 1 from the series Mountain after Mountain (Yama ato yama)

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Poem translated in Carpenter et al 2008, p. 255; and Polster & Marks 1980, p. 134.

Inscription

Poem by Seiyôkan Umeyo: Harugasumi/ hikishi gyôji no/ uchiwa yori/ kachidoki agete/ isamu niwatori Poem by Hokueishi Sutena: Ashigara no/ yama no hatsuhi ni/ iro-akaki/ Kasumi Otoko wa/ ima mo komoreri

Signed

Hokkei ga 北渓画

Marks

Blockcutter: Horikô Edo Fusa Printer: Surikô Edo Gen Artist's seal: Hokkei

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Japanese, Edo period,

Catalogue Raisonné

Carpenter et al, Reading Surimono (2008), #132 (repro.); Polster & Marks, Surimono (1980), p. 139

Dimensions

Shikishiban; 21 x 18 cm (8 1/4 x 7 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.1917

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (surimono); ink and color on paper

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints