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Chinese Sage and Crane, from the series Lives of the Immortals (Ressenden bangumi)

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Group A copy? Poems translated in Carpenter et al 2008, p. 217.

Inscription

Poem by Bairintei Matsukage: Haru no hi to/ tomo ni ashi sae/ nagakariki/ tsuru no maki-e no/ jûzume no dai Poem by Hyakutensha Baichô: Ôzora no/ hoshi to miredomo/ saki-niou/ ume denakereba/ yo ga akenu nari

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Hokkei 北渓

Provenance

Between 1985 and 1995, gift of Pauline Epstein (d. 1995) to her daughter and son-in law, Barbara and Michael Stedman; 2009, gift of Barbara and Michael Stedman to the MFA. (Accession date: December 16, 2009)

Credit Line

Gift of Michael and Barbara Stedman in memory of Pauline Epstein

Japanese, Edo period, late 1810s

Catalogue Raisonné

Carpenter et al, Reading Surimono (2008), #90

Dimensions

Shikishiban

Accession Number

2009.5127

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (surimono); ink and color on paper

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints