The Pleasure of Spring (Shunkyô): Narihira and Attendant

「春興」 東下りの業平

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


Dimensions

Shikishiban; 19.4 x 17.9 cm (7 5/8 x 7 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.9275

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.25473, 21.9275 (different editions with different poems)

Signed

Hokkei
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