Takanawa, from the series Souvenirs of Enoshima, a Set of Sixteen (Enoshima kikô, jûrokuban tsuzuki)

「十六番続 江島記行 高輪」

Japanese
Edo period
1833 (Tenpô 4)


Catalogue Raisonné

Keyes, Art of Surimono (Chester Beatty cat., 1985), vol. 1, #s 148-9; Polster & Marks, Surimono (1980), p. 143; TNM Ukiyo-e cat. 3 (1963), #33905

Dimensions

Shikishiban; 21.1 x 17.9 cm (8 5/16 x 7 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.19808

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (surimono); ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Spring kyôka surimono for the Manji poetry club, second edition.
Poems translated in Keyes 1985, vol. 1, p. 178; and Polster & Marks 1980, pp. 134 and 141.

Inscription

Poem by Kawara Onimaru: Ushimachi no ushi/ no ayumi no/ hi no kage ni nami/ no shirouma/ kakeru hatsushio

Poem by Shizugaki Namiyasu: Niou hi no/ kage o utsushite/ takanawa no/ nori toru zo dani/ nami no hana saku

Poem by Yoshigaki Toshimochi: Toshihime no/ kakegô nareya/ hatsu hikage/ sode no ura ni zo/ nioi honomeku

Poem by Toshinoto Haruki: Hatsuhikage/ kuruma no gotoku/ hisakata no/ ameushimachi no/ kasumi hikidasu

Poem by Toshigaki Maharu: Ôkido mo/ ama no iwado mo/ kagayakeru/ kage takanawa no/ hatsuhinode kana

Signed

Hokkei
北渓

Provenance

By 1911, purchased by William Sturgis Bigelow (b. 1850 - d. 1926), Boston [see note 1]; 1911, gift of Bigelow to the MFA. (Accession Date: August 3, 1911)

NOTES:
[1] Much of Bigelow's collection of Asian art was formed during his residence in Japan between 1882 and 1889, although he also made acquisitions in Europe and the United States. Bigelow deposited many of these objects at the MFA in 1890 before donating them to the Museum's collection at later dates.

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection