Demon Preparing to Write in an Account Book, from the series Selection of Ancient and Modern Comic Poems (Kokin kyôkasen)

「古今狂歌撰」 鬼

Japanese
Edo period
Artist Totoya Hokkei (Japanese, 1780–1850)


Catalogue Raisonné

TNM Ukiyo-e cat. 3 (1963), #3901

Dimensions

Hosoban; 34.6 x 15.9 cm (13 5/8 x 6 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.10398

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Hokkei
北渓

Markings

Artist's seal: Aoigaoka

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