Yellow: Potted Adonis Plant, from the series A Set of Fans on Flowing Water in Five Colors (Goshiki bantsuzuki ôgi nagashi)

「五色番続扇流し」 黄、福寿草

Japanese
Edo period
about 1825–26 (Bunsei 8–9)
Artist Totoya Hokkei (Japanese, 1780–1850)


Catalogue Raisonné

Heiteres treiben... (Köln, 1990), #2-64 (complete pentaptych); Chiba Museum, Edo no surimono (1997), #269 (complete pentaptych)

Dimensions

Shikishiban; 20.5 x 18.2 cm (8 1/16 x 7 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

51.35

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (surimono); ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Left sheet of incomplete pentaptych. Center right sheet: 37.336.

Signed

Hokkei

北渓

Provenance

1951, gift of Louis W. Black to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 11, 1951)

Credit Line

Gift of Louis W. Black