Gathering Shells on a Beach, from the series Shells, a Set of Thirteen (Kai zukushi jûsanban tsuzuki)

「十三番之内 貝つくし」 浜辺の四人

Japanese
Edo period, or Meiji-era copy of Edo-period design?
Artist 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; original (?): Polster & Marks, Surimono (1980), p. 197

Dimensions

Shikishiban; 21.3 x 18 cm (8 3/8 x 7 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.1452

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (surimono); ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Possibly a Group B copy.

Poems translated in Polster & Marks, Surimono (1980), p. 193.

Inscription

Poems

Signed

Hokkei
北渓

Credit Line

Gift of Horatio Greenough Curtis