Bundles of Iron and Copper Ingots with a Potted Sago Palm, Plum, and Adonis Plant

梅と福寿草と蘇鉄に鉄と銅

Japanese
Edo period
1822 (Bunsei 4)
Artist Ryûryûkyo Shinsai (Japanese, 1764?–1820)


Catalogue Raisonné

Mirviss w/ Carpenter, The Frank Lloyd Wright Collection of Surimono (1995), cat. no. 46

Dimensions

Shikishiban; 20.8 x 18.3 cm (8 3/16 x 7 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

51.38

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (surimono); ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Poems translated in Mirviss w/ Carpenter 1995, p. 156.

Inscription

Poems by Nampôgaki Makaze: Nubatama no/ yumi no kurogane/ kurashi tote/ kasumi ni musubu/ tsuki no akagane

Poem by Ryûsai Chimata: Hanaretaru/ yanagi no iro no/ ao-uma wa/ onoga ito mote/ toritsunage kashi

Poem by Haikai Utaba: Harusame no/ tsutau yanagi no/ tamakazura/ kakete midori no/ noki no kanedoi

Signed

Shinsai

辰斎

Provenance

1951, gift of Louis W. Black to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 11, 1951)

Credit Line

Gift of Louis W. Black