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Puppeteer with puppet of a female feathered-lance bearer on a "go" board

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Poem translated in Bowie et al, Art of the Surimono (1979), p. 172.

Inscription

Poem by Shimotogaki Maeda Soramitsuya: mizugaki no/ mizuki to iwan/ ume no hana/ sore shimo haru wa/ Tatsunosuke to te

Signed

Hokusai aratamete Iitsu hitsu 北斎改戴斗筆

Provenance

1953, gift of Mrs. Jared K. Morse to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 10, 1953)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Jared K. Morse in memory of Charles J. Morse

Japanese, Meiji era?,

Catalogue Raisonné

The original: Bowie et al, Art of the Surimono (1979), #107

Dimensions

Shikishiban; 21.4 x 18.6 cm (8 7/16 x 7 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.53.136

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (surimono); ink and color on paper

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints