Falcon (Taka) and Shrike (Mozu), from the album Momo chidori kyôka awase (Myriad Birds: A Kyôka Competition)
百千鳥 「鷹 赤松金鶏 百舌 百喜斎」
Asano and Clark 1995, #475.15
Horizontal ôban; 25.5 x 38.2 cm (10 1/16 x 15 1/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Not On View
Volume 2, picture 7.
Poems by Akamatsu Kinkei (for the falcon) and Hyakkisai (for the shrike).
MFA impressions: 21.6597 (complete page), 52.1403 (right half only).
The artist and publisher are identified on the final page of the album, 21.6604a.
The complete, intact album: 2005.119.1-2 and 2008.344.1-2.
(this page unsigned)
January 1917, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.
William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection