Kintarô Referees a Match between a Rooster and a Tengu, No. 1 from the series Mountain after Mountain (Yama ato yama)

「山後山 其一」 金太郎

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Carpenter et al, Reading Surimono (2008), #132 (repro.); Polster & Marks, Surimono (1980), p. 139

Dimensions

Shikishiban; 21 x 18 cm (8 1/4 x 7 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.1917

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (surimono); ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Poem translated in Carpenter et al 2008, p. 255; and Polster & Marks 1980, p. 134.

Inscription

Poem by Seiyôkan Umeyo: Harugasumi/ hikishi gyôji no/ uchiwa yori/ kachidoki agete/ isamu niwatori

Poem by Hokueishi Sutena: Ashigara no/ yama no hatsuhi ni/ iro-akaki/ Kasumi Otoko wa/ ima mo komoreri

Signed

Hokkei ga

北渓画

Markings

Blockcutter: Horikô Edo Fusa
Printer: Surikô Edo Gen
Artist's seal: Hokkei

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection