Votive Painting of Tamura Attacking the Demons, from the series Seven Pictures for the Hisakataya Club (Hisakataya shichiban no uchi)

「久方屋七番ノ内」 田村の鬼退治の絵馬

Japanese
Edo period
mid to late 1810s


Catalogue Raisonné

McKee, Colored in the Year's New Light (Becker coll. exh. ca., 2008), #34; other prints in the series: Keyes, Art of Surimono (Chester Beatty cat., 1985), vol. 2, #319-322

Dimensions

Shikishiban; 19.1 x 17.6 cm (7 1/2 x 6 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

46.1416

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (surimono); ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Poems translated in McKee 2008, p. 86.

Inscription

Poem by Shiratsuyutei Tamaru: Kazari oku/ yoroi wa ie no/ hana ni shite/ kefu hirakitaru/ kozakura odoshi

Poem by Sakuranikutei Edaori: Osamareru/ miyo no gusoku mo/ kefu hiraku/ toki wa ebira no/ ume ga katsu iro

Poem by Sen no Eidô: Senkin no/ haru wa kazoeru/ mononofu no/ toko no kazari mo/ yoroi ichiryô

Signed

(seal only)

Markings

Artist's seal: Shunman

Provenance

1946, gift of Charles Adrien Rübel to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 12, 1946)

Credit Line

Gift of C. Adrian Rübel