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

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MFA impressions: 11.19864, 2009.4994.2 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

Inscription

Poem by Ikkokutei Chikane: Hanamizake/ no yoi uchimasu/ ikkyoku no/ taiko no bachi wa/ sakurabô mite Poem by Hisakataya: Chô futatsu/ neburi samashite/ hitokanade/ hana no kangen ni/ asobu haru no hi 花見酒の酔うちさます一曲の たいこの撥はさくら坊見て 蝶ふたつ眠ふりさまして一かなて はなの管弦にあそふはるの日

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); Keyes, Art of Surimono (Chester Beatty cat., 1985), vol. 1, #92; Polster & Marks, Surimono (1980), p. 53 (complete)

Dimensions

Shikishiban

Accession Number

2009.4994.2

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (surimono); ink and color on paper

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints