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Poem by Kikaku: Couple with a Pet Mouse

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MFA impressions: 11.19490, 21.4479

Inscription

Poem: saihai de/ harau shôji ni/ matsu no kage

Signed

Suzuki Harunobu ga

Provenance

Formerly in the Kobayashi collection; 1913 purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection

Japanese, Edo period, about 1768–69 (Meiwa 5–6)

Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse cat. #379; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #331.1, and supp. 2 (1982), pl. 483; Gentles, AIC cat. II (1965), p. 90, #145

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 28.1 x 21 cm (11 1/16 x 8 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.4479

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints