Dongfang Shuo (Tôbôsaku) Stealing the Peaches of Immortality, from the series A Set of Five Examples of Longevity (Kotobuki goban no uchi)

「寿五番ノ内」 東方朔

Japanese
Edo period
about 1823 (Bunsei 6)
Artist Yanagawa Shigenobu I (Japanese, 1787–1832)


Catalogue Raisonné

Rijksmuseum, Surimono: Poetry and Image (2000), #105; Rijksmuseum cat. III, Hokusai and His School (1982), #272; Polster & Marks, Surimono (1980), p. 395

Dimensions

Shikishiban; 22 x 18.7 cm (8 11/16 x 7 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.9255

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

One poem translated in Polster & Marks, Surimono (1980), p. 381.

Signed

(seal only)

Markings

Artist's seal: Yanagawa

Provenance

Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection