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The Plum-blossom Shell (Ume no hana kai), from the series The Poetry-Shell Matching Game of the Genroku Era (Genroku kasen kai awase)

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Commissioned by the Four Directions Group (Yomogawa)

Signed

Getchi rôjin Iitsu hitsu 月癖老人為一筆

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection

Japanese, Edo period, 1821 (Bunsei 4)

Catalogue Raisonné

For others in the series: McKee, Japanese Poetry Prints (2006), cat. nos. 19, 23, 24

Dimensions

Shikishiban; 21 x 18.2 cm (8 1/4 x 7 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.9225

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (surimono); ink and color on paper

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints