Decorative Objects Made of Pasted Straw, Accurately Drawn (Mugiwara hari saiku shô utsushi)
http://blog.livedoor.jp/misemono/archives/cat_50048769.html; Sumida Hokusai Mus., Hokusai the Performer (2017), #38 (the other 3 sheets); TNM, Hokusai (2005), #251; Ukiyo-e shûka 16 (1981), p. 230, vertical ôban #18
Vertical ôban; 38.2 x 25.6 cm (15 1/16 x 10 1/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Not On View
Left (fourth) sheet of an incomplete tetraptych. The title is on the second sheet from the right. The straw-work decorations were displayed at the Kinryûzan temple in Asakusa in the second month of 1820 (Bunsei 3).
For the right half of a sumizuri advertising broadside for the same event, see 11.45498.
Censor's seal: kiwame
Formerly in the Sumitomo collection; June 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Yamanaka & Co.; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.
William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection