Decorative Objects Made of Pasted Straw, Accurately Drawn (Mugiwara hari saiku shô utsushi)

麦藁張細工しやううつし

Japanese
Edo period
1820 (Bunsei 3), 2nd month
Artist Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, 1760–1849), Publisher Tsuruya Kiemon (Senkakudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

TNM, Hokusai (2005), #251; Ukiyo-e shûka 16 (1981), p. 230, vertical ôban #18

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38.2 x 25.6 cm (15 1/16 x 10 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.10244

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Left (fourth) sheet of an incomplete tetraptych. The title is on the second sheet from the right. The straw-work decorations were displayed at the Kinryûzan temple in Asakusa in the second month of 1820 (Bunsei 3).

For the right half of a sumizuri advertising broadside for the same event, see 11.45498.

Signed

Unsigned
無款

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

Formerly in the Sumitomo collection; June 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Yamanaka & Co.; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection