Mount Fuji, from an untitled series of Three Lucky Dreams

初夢三番 富士 (複製)

Japanese
Meiji-era copy of Edo-period design
1890s copy of 1820s design
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, #75; the original: Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 12, Museum für Ostasiatische Kunst, Berlin (1988), pl. 163

Dimensions

Shikishiban; 21.4 x 17.8 cm (8 7/16 x 7 in.)

Accession Number

52.1405

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (surimono); ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Group C copy.

Inscription

Poems read:

雀園竹世

門おほくけふ
年礼のせハしさハ
初夢のつけを
おくる
とし玉

三寸亭草美

うつくしく
かすむ
あしたも
はつゆめの
なすの
色にハ
およは
さりけり

Information received from Akiko Yano, SOAS, August 16th, 2004.

Signed

Hokkei

北渓

Provenance

1952, gift of Dr. G.S. Amsden to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 9, 1952)

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. G. S. Amsden