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Poem translated in Keyes 1984, p. 112.

Inscription

Poem by Tora no Takeki: Tako o age/ mari o tsuku tote/ soto e ite/ kodomo wa uchi ni/ inu no hatsuharu

Signed

(seal only)

Marks

Artist's seal: Yanagawa

Provenance

Formerly in the Sumitomo collection; June 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Yamanaka & Co.; 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, 1826 (Bunsei 9)

Catalogue Raisonné

Keyes, Surimono (Spencer Museum cat., 1984), cat. no. 169, pl. 45

Dimensions

Shikishiban; 20.7 x 18.5 cm (8 1/8 x 7 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.9257

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (surimono); ink and color on paper

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints