Puppeteer Holding Puppet on Go Board

碁盤人形 (複製)

Japanese
Meiji-era copy of Edo-period design
1890s copy of 1820s design
After Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, 1760–1849)


Catalogue Raisonné

Keyes, Art of Surimono (Chester Beatty cat., 1985), vol. 2, List of surimono copies in square format, #102; the original: Chiba Museum, Edo no surimono (1997), #281; Bowie et al, Art of the Surimono (1979), #107

Dimensions

Shikishiban; 21.4 x 18.6 cm (8 7/16 x 7 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.53.136

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (surimono); ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Group C copy.

MFA impressions, both reproductions: 11.25211, RES.53.136

Signed

Hokusai aratamete Iitsu hitsu
北斎改戴斗筆

Provenance

1953, gift of Mrs. Jared K. Morse to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 10, 1953)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Jared K. Morse in memory of Charles J. Morse