Oniwakamaru and the Giant Carp

鬼若丸と鯉

Japanese
Edo period
about 1830–35 (early Tenpô era)
Artist Totoya Hokkei (Japanese, 1780–1850)


Catalogue Raisonné

Chiba Museum, Edo no surimono (1997), #279; Christie's Sale Catalogue #7576 (October 23, 1992), lot #42; Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan 11, Museo d'Arte Orientale, Genoa, II (1989), fig. 49

Dimensions

Shikishiban diptych; 20.8 x 37 cm (8 3/16 x 14 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.10400

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (surimono); ink, color, and metallic pigment on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.20613, 21.10400
 舟とむる鰐渕山のあら若衆 ひれふる鯉ハ物の数かは  青陽館梅世

Signed

Hokkei
北渓

Provenance

Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection