A Good Time to Purify the Well (Ihori yoshi), from the series Series for the Hanazono Group (Hanazono bantsuzuki)

「花園番続 井ほりよし」

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Polster & Marks, Surimono (1980), p. 189

Dimensions

Shikishiban; 20.5 x 17.5 cm (8 1/16 x 6 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

00.1897

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

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