Mount Fuji, from an untitled series of Three Lucky Dreams

初夢三番 富士

Japanese
Edo period
1820s
Artist Totoya Hokkei (Japanese, 1780–1850)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 12, Museum für Ostasiatische Kunst, Berlin (1988), pl. 163

Dimensions

Shikishiban; 20.8 x 18.7 cm (8 3/16 x 7 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

52.1406

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (surimono); ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Poems

柳栄子糸長

雲の上にのほる
心地てうれしきハ
空に見あへる
不二のはつ夢

青陽館梅世

ひととせのよきことふきを
まねくらし見そむる
夢の不二の扇ハ

NB
「不二の扇」の典拠は、石川丈山「富士山」にあり。白扇倒懸東海天 (はくせんさかしまにかくとうかいのてん)。
Information received from Akiko Yano, SOAS, August 16th, 2004.

Signed

Hokkei
北渓

Provenance

1952, gift of Dr. G.S. Amsden to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 9, 1952)

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. G. S. Amsden