Komagata-dô Temple (R), Onmaya Embankment (Onmaya-gashi, C), and the Hitching Stone (Komadome-ishi, L), from the series A Set of Horses (Uma tsukushi)

「馬尽 駒形堂」 「馬尽 御厩川岸」 「馬尽 駒止石」

Japanese
Edo period
1822 (Bunsei 5)
Artist Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, 1760–1849)


Catalogue Raisonné

MFA, Hokusai (2013), #128; Forrer, Surimono (2013), #262; TNM, Hokusai (2005), #s 424-6; Rijksmuseum, Surimono: Poetry and Image (2000), #s 49-51; Rijksmuseum cat. III, Hokusai and His School (1982), #s 55-56

Dimensions

Shikishiban triptych; 21 x 55.1 cm (8 1/4 x 21 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

54.259-61

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (surimono); ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Triptych: 54.259 (left), 54.260 (center), 54.261 (right)

MFA impressions: 21.10240-1 (two right sheets only), 54.259-61 (complete triptych)

Inscription

(駒形堂)
「鶯のうた三味せんの棹さして てうしよく乗る駒形のふね 松双舎 千代住」
「遠目かね霞のとけくミめくりの 花にのりゆく春の駒かた 松寿庵」
(御厠川岸)
「猿曳も乗あふてよき恵方から 御厠河岸をわたるはる風 湖面堂河南」
「鶯のすだの流れや竹町の わたしに並ふ梅の花形 松寿庵」
(駒止石)
「人ミなの心もゆるむ夕かぜの 駒止石にはるひのひけり 松寿庵年益」

Signed

Fusenkyo Iitsu hitsu (on each sheet)
不染居為一筆

Credit Line

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston—Worcester Art Museum exchange, made possible through the Special Korean Pottery Fund, Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution, and Smithsonian Institution—Chinese Expedition, 1923–24