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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1933.4.1921
People
Totoya Hokkei 魚屋北渓, Japanese (1780-1850)
Title
A Good Time to Put on New Clothes (Kisohajime yoshi), from the series Series for the Hanazono Group (Hanazono bantsuzuki)
Other Titles
Original Language Title: 花園番続 きそはしめよし
Classification
Prints
Work Type
surimono, print
Date
circa 1824
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, Japan
Period
Edo period, 1615-1868
Culture
Japanese
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/207237
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Woodblock print (surimono); ink, color and metallic pigment on paper
Dimensions
shikishiban: H. 22 × W. 17.8 cm (8 11/16 × 7 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: (printed) Hokkei
  • signature: printed; lower right: 北渓 [Hokkei]
  • inscription: printed:
    柳水亭袖住 [Poem by Ryūsuitei Sodezumi]
    人よりもけさいち 早く紫の霞着 そむる春の山姫
    千柳亭 [Poem by Senryūtei of Sendai]
    着そめぬる 霞のきぬも 縫箔の 金糸やひかる みちのくの山
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of the Friends of Arthur B. Duel
Accession Year
1933
Object Number
1933.4.1921
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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