Woman in Genroku-era Style with Playing Cards

元禄美人とカルタ (複製)

Japanese
Meiji-era copy of Edo-period design
1890s copy of design from about 1828
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, #63; the original (with title panel at right "Picture by Moronobu"): vol. 1, #136; Polster & Marks, Surimono (1980), p. 175

Dimensions

Shikishiban; 21.2 x 18.6 cm (8 3/8 x 7 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.1455

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (surimono); ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Group B or C copy.

Poem translated in Keyes, Art of Surimono (Chester Beatty cat., 1985), vol. 1, p. 168.

Inscription

Poem by Ganjôtei Shirataka: Ume ga e no/ hoshi no hayashi ni/ najimiyoku/ tsukihi o utau/ uguisu no koe

Signed

Hokkei mo
北渓

Credit Line

Gift of Horatio Greenough Curtis