A Good Time to Cut Fingernails (Tsume tori yoshi), from the series Series for the Hanazono Group (Hanazono bantsuzuki)

「花園番続 つめとりよし」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1824 (Bunsei 7)
Artist Totoya Hokkei (Japanese, 1780–1850)


Catalogue Raisonné

Forrer, Surimono (2013), #306; Rijksmuseum cat. III, Hokusai and His School (1982), #168; Polster & Marks, Surimono (1980), p. 189

Dimensions

Shikishiban; 20.7 x 17.9 cm (8 1/8 x 7 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

00.1901

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (surimono); ink, color, gold, silver, and copper on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Poems translated in Polster & Marks 1980, p. 187.

Signed

Hokkei
北渓

Provenance

January 1900, purchased at the Brinkley-Condor Sale by the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. (Accession Date: January 9, 1900)

Credit Line

General Funds