Grasshopper and Persimmon

柿にきりぎりす (複製)

Japanese
Meiji-era copy of Edo-period design
1890s
After Hishikawa Sôri (Japanese, active about 1789–1818), Falsely attributed to Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, 1760–1849)


Catalogue Raisonné

Keyes, Art of Surimono (Chester Beatty cat., 1985), vol. 2, List of surimono copies in square format, #163; Polster & Marks, Surimono (1980), p. 263

Dimensions

Shikishiban; 19.4 x 18.2 cm (7 5/8 x 7 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.1449

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (surimono); ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Group B copy. No recorded original, but group A copy has signature of Sôri.

MFA impressions: 11.25209, 17.1449

Signed

False signature: Hokusai ga
北斎画

Markings

False artist's seal: Hokusai

Credit Line

Gift of Horatio Greenough Curtis