Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Left: Bird on Branch of a Cherry Tree; Right: Minamotono Yoshiié on Horseback

Artist:
Ryūryūkyo Shinsai (Japanese, active ca. 1799–1823)
Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Polychrome woodblock print (surimono) in shape of a twofold screen; ink and color on paper
Dimensions:
8 1/4 x 7 3/8 in. (21 x 18.7 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer, 1929
Accession Number:
JP1816
Not on view
Signature: Seal: Shinsai

Inscription: Left: Poem by Misora; Right: poem by Hisakataya

Marking: stamped seal: Ryusai (possibly owner)
Mrs. H. O. (Louisine W.) Havemeyer , New York (until d. 1929; bequeathed to MMA).
Bloomington. Indiana University Art Museum. "Art of the Surimono," February 25, 1979–March 25, 1979.

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