Polychrome woodblock print (surimono); ink and color on paper
8 5/16 x 7 7/16 in. (21.1 x 18.9 cm)
Rogers Fund, 1919
Not on view
This print is probably a New Year's greeting from a shop whose name (Umenoya) includes the word plum (ume) which is embossed on the background and printed on the poem paper. The address is given at the upper left.
Signature: Gakutei; Seal: Sadaoka
Appleton Collection , New York (until 1919; sold to Lucy Fletcher Brown). ; [ Lucy F. Brown , New York, 1919; sold to MMA].