Four People on a Beach

浜辺の四人 (複製)

Japanese
Meiji-era copy of Edo-period design
1890s copy of 1820s design
After Totoya Hokkei (Japanese, 1780–1850)


Catalogue Raisonné

Keyes, Art of Surimono (Chester Beatty cat., 1985), vol. 2, List of surimono copies in square format, #43; the original: Polster & Marks, Surimono (1980), p. 197 (with three poems)

Dimensions

Shikishiban; 21.5 x 17.7 cm (8 7/16 x 6 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.53.131

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (surimono); ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Group C copy of original from series A Collection of Shells in Thirteen Prints (Kaizukushi, jûsanban no uchi).

Inscription

Poem by Asahi Sashiyasu

Signed

Hokkei
北渓

Provenance

1953, gift of Mrs. Jared K. Morse to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 10, 1953)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Jared K. Morse in memory of Charles J. Morse