Calligraphy (top); Butterfly by Yugai and Cherry Branch by Keirin (bottom), from the harimaze series Handbook of Calligraphy and Painting of Recent Times (Kinsei shoga tekagami)

「近世書画手鏡」

Japanese
Edo period
1854 (Kaei 7/Ansei 1), 8th month
Artist Miyagi Gengyo (Japanese, 1817–1880), After Keirin (Japanese), After Yugai (Japanese), Publisher Moriya Jihei (Kinshindô) (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban (harimaze); 37 x 25.5 cm (14 9/16 x 10 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

49.1755

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

蕙琳

Signed

Gengyo sha (in right margin), Yugai (butterfly), Keirin (cherry branch); signature on calligraphy at top unread

Markings

Censor's seals: aratame, Tiger 8
No blockcutter's mark
改印:改、寅八
彫師:なし

Credit Line

Gift of Porter Sargent