Elegant Chronicles of New Year Sake (Shôgatsu sake biroku)

「正月酒美録」 (複製)

Japanese
Meiji-era copy of Edo-period design
1890s copy of late 1810s design
After Yashima Gakutei (Japanese, 1786?–1868)


Catalogue Raisonné

Keyes, Art of Surimono (Chester Beatty cat., 1985), vol. 2, List of surimono copies in square format, #27; the original: McKee, Colored in the Year's New Light (Becker coll. exh. ca., 2008), #36; Christie's Sale Catalogue #7576 (October 23, 1992), lot #58

Dimensions

Shikishiban; 21.6 x 18.3 cm (8 1/2 x 7 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

51.39

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (surimono); ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Group C copy, based on an original of the late 1810s, with a new title and poem.

Signed

Gakutei Harunobu

岳亭春信

Provenance

1951, gift of Louis W. Black to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 11, 1951)

Credit Line

Gift of Louis W. Black