Treasures Given to Tawara Tôda (Hôhyô), from the series The Palace of the Dragon King (Ryûgû)

「竜宮 奉俵」

Japanese
Edo period
1820 (Bunsei 3)
Artist Ryûryûkyo Shinsai (Japanese, 1764?–1820)


Catalogue Raisonné

Keyes, Art of Surimono (Chester Beatty coll., 1985), vol. 2, #294

Dimensions

Shikishiban; 20 x 17.8 cm (7 7/8 x 7 in.)

Accession Number

00.1960

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (surimono); ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Poems translated in Keyes 1985, vol. 2, p. 340.

Inscription

Poem by San'ôsha Mitsuhiko: Watatsumi no/ takara otsuto ni/ sasagetaru/ kane no ryûzu ya/ tama no hatsuharu

Poem by Shûchôdô Monoyana: Kodakara ni/ kayuru takara ya/ hakarinaki/ tawara no kuchi ni/ amaru yorokobi

Poem by Shibanoya San'yô: Ryûgû no/ ama gozen ka mo/ toshitoku no/ fuku wa kurume ni/ mukau saru tori

Signed

Shinsai
辰斎

Provenance

January 1900, purchased at the Brinkley-Condor Sale by the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. (Accession Date: January 9, 1900)

Credit Line

General Funds