Women's Gagaku Concert under Cherry Blossoms: Shô, from the series Pentaptych for the Hisakataya Poetry Club (Hisakataya gobantsuzuki)

「久かた屋五ばんつゞき」 桜下美人雅楽 笙

Japanese
Edo period
about 1827 (Bunsei 10)
Artist Yashima Gakutei (Japanese, 1786?–1868)


Catalogue Raisonné

Rijksmuseum, The Ear Catches the Eye (2001), #2 (complete); Polster & Marks, Surimono (1980), p. 53

Dimensions

Shikishiban; 21.1 x 18.8 cm (8 5/16 x 7 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

2009.4994.3

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (surimono); ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.19866, 2009.4994.3

The complete pentaptych (order uncertain): 11.18964-8 (complete); 2009.4994.2-5 (four sheets only)

Poems translated in Polster & Marks 1980), pp. 49-49A.

From a partially disassembled album, 2009.4994.1-.10

Signed

Gakutei hitsu
岳亭筆

Credit Line

Source unidentified