White Rooster on a Drum

太鼓に白い鶏 (複製)

Japanese
Meiji-era copy of Edo-period design
1890s copy of 1825 original
Artist Totoya Hokkei (Japanese, 1780–1850)


Catalogue Raisonné

Keyes, Art of Surimono (Chester Beatty cat., 1985), vol. 2, List of surimono copies in square format, #73; the original: Rijksmuseum, The Ear Catches the Eye (2001), #20

Dimensions

Shikishiban; 21.1 x 18.1 cm (8 5/16 x 7 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.9278

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (surimono); ink, color, and metallic pigment on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Group A copy of a picture calendar for 1825.

Signed

Aoigaoka Hokkei
葵岡北渓

Provenance

Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection