Takenouchi no Sukune and the Tide Jewels, from the series A Set of Five Examples of Longevity (Kotobuki goban no uchi)

武内宿称

Japanese
Edo period
about 1823 (Bunsei 6)
Artist Yanagawa Shigenobu I (Japanese, 1787–1832)


Catalogue Raisonné

Carpenter et al, Reading Surimono (2008), #224; Polster & Marks, Surimono (1980), p. 243

Dimensions

Shikishiban; 20.9 x 18.2 cm (8 1/4 x 7 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

2012.556

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (surimono); ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 21.9253, 2012.556

Poems translated in Carpenter et al 2008, p. 348; and Polster & Marks 1980, p. 257.

Inscription

Poem by Mitsu no Hamanari: Aratama no/ hikari nodokeku/ yotsu no umi/ osamuru haru no/ matsu-take no uchi

Poem by Chiyo no Matsuhiko: Azusayumi/ haru-bi ni tokete/ sankan no/ inu kami yama mo/ yuki madara nari

Signed

(seal only)

Markings

Artist's seal: Yanagawa

Credit Line

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