The Plum-blossom Shell (Ume no hana kai), from the series The Poetry-Shell Matching Game of the Genroku Era (Genroku kasen kai awase)

「元禄歌仙貝合 梅のはな貝」

Japanese
Edo period
1821 (Bunsei 4)
Artist Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, 1760–1849)


Catalogue Raisonné

For others in the series: McKee, Japanese Poetry Prints (2006), cat. nos. 19, 23, 24

Dimensions

Shikishiban; 21 x 18.2 cm (8 1/4 x 7 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.9225

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (surimono); ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Commissioned by the Four Directions Group (Yomogawa)

Signed

Getchi rôjin Iitsu hitsu
月癖老人為一筆

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection