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Prosperity: Ding Gu (Roku, Teiko), from an untitled series of Happiness, Prosperity, and Longevity (Fukurokuju)

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MFA impressions: 11.19871, 2009.4994.7 The complete set: 00.1930, 11.19870, 11.19871; 2009.4994.6-8 Poems translated in Keyes 1985, vol. 1, pp. 107-8; and Polster & Marks 1980, p. 69. From a partially disassembled album, 2009.4994.1-.10

Inscription

Poem by Rokujuen Motoari: Shakuroku mo/ takaki ni nobori/ saru no toshi/ miruya chôko ga/ matsu no hatsu yume 爵録もたかきに のほるさるの とし みるや丁固か まつの はつ夢

Signed

Zugi Gakutei 図技岳亭

Credit Line

Source unidentified

Japanese, Edo period, about 1824 (Bunsei 7)

Catalogue Raisonné

Keyes, Art of Surimono (Chester Beatty cat., 1985), vol. 1, #72; Polster & Marks, Surimono (1980), p. 73

Dimensions

Shikishiban

Accession Number

2009.4994.7

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (surimono); ink and color on paper

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints