Maple Leaves at the Waterfall River (Takinogawa momiji), from the album The Evergreen Waterfall (Tokiwa no taki)

常盤の滝 滝の川紅葉

Japanese
Edo period
1833 (Tenpô 4)
Artist Totoya Hokkei (Japanese, 1780–1850)


Catalogue Raisonné

Keyes, Art of Surimono (Chester Beatty cat., 1985), vol. 1, #147; Polster & Marks, Surimono (1980), p. 205

Dimensions

20.5 x 30.2 cm (8 1/16 x 11 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.4076

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

One of two illustrations from a poetry album.

Signed

Hokkei
北渓

Provenance

Between 1906 and 1909, acquired by Mr. and Mrs. John Osgood (Elizabeth Cameron) Blanchard in Japan; April 1916, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding at Blanchard sale, American Art Galleries, New York; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection