Top to bottom, right to left: Calligraphy; Man and Woman Walking, by Moronobu; Bees and Hive, by Unpô; Calligraphy, from the harimaze series Old and New Poems and Writings (Shinko shoga awase)

「新古書画合」 書、散歩する男女、蜜蜂と巣、書

Japanese
Edo period
1853 (Kaei 6), 12th month
After Hishikawa Moronobu (Japanese, died 1694), After Ôoka Unpô (Japanese, 1765–1848), Publisher Yamaguchiya Tôbei (Kinkôdô) (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban (harimaze); 36.2 x 25.1 cm (14 1/4 x 9 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

RES.49.9

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Seiken Gengyo-mo (in lower right margin); Unpô (on bees); (seal of Moronobu on couple)

Markings

Censor's seals: aratame, Ox 12
No blockcutter's mark
改印:改、丑十二
彫師:なし

Provenance

1949, anonymous gift to the MFA.

Credit Line

Anonymous gift