Tachibana no Hayanari, from the series The Four Friends of the Writing Desk in the Year of the Water Goat (Mizunoto hitsuji bunbô shiyû)

「癸未 文房四友 橘逸勢」

Japanese
Edo period
1823 (Bunsei 6)
Artist Totoya Hokkei (Japanese, 1780–1850)


Dimensions

Shikishiban; 21 x 18.7 cm (8 1/4 x 7 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.9269

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Aoigaoka Hokkei
葵岡北渓

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