Ushiwakamaru (Yoshitsune) and Benkei Playing Sugoroku

牛若丸と弁慶の双六

Japanese
Edo period
about 1825 (Bunsei 8)
Artist Totoya Hokkei (Japanese, 1780–1850)


Catalogue Raisonné

Carpenter at al, Reading Surimono (2008), #101; Mirviss, The Frank Lloyd Wright Collection of Surimono (1995), #22

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

00.1924

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (surimono); ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Poem translated in Mirviss 1995, p. 106, and Carpenter et al 2008, p. 225.

Inscription

Poem by Soramitsuya: Wakamusha ni/ make-oshimi iu/ Benkei mo/ kobushi o nigiru/ taka no hatsuyume

Signed

Aoigaoka Hokkei

葵岡北渓

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