Literary Composition (Bunshô), from the series Seven Pictures for the Katsushika Group (Katsushika shichiban tsuzuki)

「かつしか七ばんつゞき 文章」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1830 (Bunsei 13/Tenpô 1)
Artist Yashima Gakutei (Japanese, 1786?–1868)


Catalogue Raisonné

Rijksmuseum cat. III, Hokusai and His School (1982), #246; another design in the series: Carpenter et al, Reading Surimono (2008), #59

Dimensions

Shikishiban; 21 x 18.5 cm (8 1/4 x 7 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

00.1926

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (surimono); ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 00.1926, 2009.4994.1

Signed

Gakutei

岳亭

Markings

Artist's seal: Yashima

Provenance

January 1900, purchased at the Brinkley-Condor Sale by the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. (Accession Date: January 9, 1900)

Credit Line

General Funds