Black: Crow, from the series A Set of Fans on Flowing Water in Five Colors (Goshiki bantsuzuki ôgi nagashi)

「五色番続扇流し」 黒、烏

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); Polster & Marks, Surimono (1980), p. 177 (this design only)

Dimensions

Shikishiban; 20 x 17.8 cm (7 7/8 x 7 in.)

Accession Number

37.336

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (surimono); ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Center right sheet of incomplete pentaptych. Left sheet: 51.35

Signed

Hokkei (on the crow fan)
北渓

Provenance

Received from Fogg in exchange for 17.1454.

Credit Line

Gift of Horatio Greenough Curtis