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Urashima Tarô, from the series A Set of Five Examples of Longevity (Kotobuki goban no uchi)

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Poems translated in McKee 2008, p. 232; Carpenter et al 2008, p. 349; and Polster & Marks 1980, p. 359.

Inscription

Poem by Mochizuki no Kagenari: Hatsuyume ni/ tsuribune naranu/ takarabune/ kogi-yosete keri/ haru no urashima Poem by Asaka no Katsumi: Hatsuhikage/ sasu ya Urashima/ Tarô-zuki/ iegoto ni iwau/ Hôrai no kame

Signed

(seal only)

Marks

Artist's seal: Yanagawa

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection

Japanese, Edo period, 1820s

Catalogue Raisonné

McKee, Colored in the Year's New Light (Becker coll. exh. ca., 2008), #113; Carpenter et al, Reading Surimono (2008), #225; Polster & Marks, Surimono (1980), p. 363 (copy)

Dimensions

Shikishiban; 21.9 x 18.5 cm (8 5/8 x 7 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.9254

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (surimono); ink, color, and metallic pigment on paper

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints