Preface to the Album Playful Pictures (Tawamure-e no hashigaki)

「戯れ絵のはしがき」

Japanese
Meiji era
1884–85 (Meiji 17–18)
Artist Adachi Ginkô (Japanese, active 1874–1897), Author of preface Yoen Sanjin (Nansui) (Japanese), Publisher Kamiyama Seishichi (Japanese)


Dimensions

12 x 18.2 cm (4 3/4 x 7 3/16 in.) | Kohon

Accession Number

1997.434.1

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

From an album of thirteen sheets (preface and twelve pictures) in cloth covers collectively entitled Tawamure-e (Playful Pictures).

Possibly Sudô Nansui (1857-1920).

Signed

Ôju Yoen Sanjin gisho

応需楊苑散人戯書

Markings

Seal: Nansui

南翠

Provenance

Gift of Miss Adelaide Bartlett

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Adelaide Barlett