Puppy Playing with a Ball
1826 (Bunsei 9)
Artist Yanagawa Shigenobu I (Japanese, 1787–1832)
Keyes, Surimono (Spencer Museum cat., 1984), cat. no. 169, pl. 45
Shikishiban; 20.7 x 18.5 cm (8 1/8 x 7 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (surimono); ink and color on paper
Not On View
Poem translated in Keyes 1984, p. 112.
Poem by Tora no Takeki: Tako o age/ mari o tsuku tote/ soto e ite/ kodomo wa uchi ni/ inu no hatsuharu
Artist's seal: Yanagawa
Formerly in the Sumitomo collection; June 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Yamanaka & Co.; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.
William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection