Men Dancing to Shamisen Music, from the series Famous Products of the Provinces (Shokoku meibutsu)

「諸国名物」 三味線の踊り (複製)

Japanese
Meiji-era copy of Edo-period design
1890s
After Totoya Hokkei (Japanese, 1780–1850)


Catalogue Raisonné

Keyes, Art of Surimono (Chester Beatty cat., 1985), vol. 2, List of surimono copies in square format, #56

Dimensions

Shikishiban; 21 x 18.4 cm (8 1/4 x 7 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

2009.5128

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (surimono); ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Group A copy. No recorded original.

Signed

Ôju Hokkei sha
応需北渓写

Provenance

Between 1985 and 1995, gift of Pauline Epstein (d. 1995) to her daughter and son-in law, Barbara and Michael Stedman; 2009, gift of Barbara and Michael Stedman to the MFA. (Accession date: December 16, 2009)

Credit Line

Gift of Michael and Barbara Stedman in memory of Pauline Epstein