Eggplants, from an untitled series of Three Lucky Dreams

初夢三番 茄子 (複製)

Japanese
Meiji-era copy of Edo-period design
1890s copy of 1820s design
After Totoya Hokkei (Japanese, 1780–1850)


Catalogue Raisonné

Keyes, Art of Surimono (Chester Beatty cat., 1985), vol. 2, List of surimono copies in square format, #76; the original: vol. 1, #137; Chiba Museum, Edo no surimono (1997), #33; Christie's Sale Catalogue #7576 (October 23, 1992), lot #24

Dimensions

Shikishiban; 20.6 x 18.2 cm (8 1/8 x 7 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.1453

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Group B copy.

MFA impressions, both reproductions: 11.30427, 17.1453

Poems translated in Keyes, Art of Surimono (Chester Beatty cat., 1985), vol. 1, p. 169.

Inscription

Poems by Suzumeen Takeyo and Sanzuntei Kusami

Signed

Hokkei
北渓

Credit Line

Gift of Horatio Greenough Curtis