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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1933.4.1839
People
Totoya Hokkei 魚屋北渓, Japanese (1780-1850)
Title
Dog Playing with Temari Ball, Calendar for 1814
Classification
Prints
Work Type
surimono, print
Date
1814
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, Japan
Period
Edo period, 1615-1868
Culture
Japanese
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/207540
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Woodblock print (surimono); ink, color, and metallic pigments on paper
Dimensions
Shikishiban: 19.9 x 17.6 cm (7 13/16 x 6 15/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: Inscription on the top left corner of the print reads: "shōjoshi ni tenareshi mari no iukoto o yoku kiku marui me no hatsu haru" "少女子に てなれし毬の いふことを よくきく まるいのめ初春"
  • signature: Signature on the bottom left reads: "Aigaoka Hokkei"
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
1933.4.1839
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Characters for the long months visible in plant pot.
Publication History

Edythe Polster and Alfred H. Marks, Surimono: Prints by Elbow, Lovejoy Press (Washington D.C., 1980), p. 145

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