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Longevity: Wo Quan (Ju, Akuzen), from the series Happiness, Prosperity, and Longvity (Fukurokuju)

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MFA impressions: 00.1930, 2009.4994.8 The complete set: 00.1930, 11.19870, 11.19871; 2009.6-8 Poems translated in Keyes 1985, vol. 1, pp. 107-8; and Polster & Marks 1980, p. 69.

Inscription

Poem by Kôjuken Shikyô: Yamabito mo/ haru tatsu sora ni/ uguisu no/ hatsune o matsu no/ mi ya sasaguran やま人も春たつ そらに うくひすの はつねを まつの 実やさゝぐらん

Signed

Zugi Gakutei 図技岳亭

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, #73; Polster & Marks, Surimono (1980), p. 73

Dimensions

Shikishiban; 21.3 x 18.9 cm (8 3/8 x 7 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

00.1930

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (surimono); ink and color on paper

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints