The Reed Cutter (Ashikari), from the series A Program of Nô Plays (Utai bangumi)

「謡番組 芦刈」

Japanese
Edo period
1823 (Bunsei 6)
Artist Kôsetsu (Japanese, active 1820s)


Catalogue Raisonné

Keyes, Art of Surimono (Chester Beatty cat., 1985), vol. 1, #229

Dimensions

Shikishiban; 20.4 x 18.2 cm (8 1/16 x 7 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.51.27

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (surimono); ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Poems translated in Keyes 1985, vol. 1, p. 261.

Inscription

Poem by Chikushien Itoyori: Ashikari ni/ furuba wa karite/ atatashiki/ e no mizuguki ni/ medatsu haru kana
Poem by Kyôkadô Magao: Naniwame ga/ kazasu sodegasa/ omoki made/ ashi no howata ni/ shimuru ume ga ka

Signed

Kôsetsu
香雪

Provenance

1951, gift of Louis W. Black to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 11, 1951)

Credit Line

Gift of Louis W. Black