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Women's Gagaku Concert under Cherry Blossoms: Hichiriki, from the series Pentaptych for the Hisakataya Poetry Club (Hisakataya gobantsuzuki)

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MFA impressions: 11.19865, 2009.4994.4 The complete pentaptych (order uncertain): 11.18964-8 (complete); 2009.4994.2-5 (four sheets only) Poems translated in Polster & Marks 1980), pp. 49-49A. From a partially disassembled album, 2009.4994.1-.10

Signed

Gakutei hitsu 岳亭筆

Credit Line

Source unidentified

Japanese, Edo period, about 1827 (Bunsei 10)

Catalogue Raisonné

Rijksmuseum, The Ear Catches the Eye (2001), #2 (complete); Polster & Marks, Surimono (1980), p. 53 (complete)

Dimensions

Shikishiban

Accession Number

2009.4994.4

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (surimono); ink and color on paper

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints