Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Poetry Contest by Various Artisans (Shokunin zukushi uta-awase)

After Tosa Mitsunobu (1434–1525)
Edo period (1615–1868)
ca. 1744
Woodblock printed book; ink on paper
Overall: 10 1/8 × 7 3/16 × 5/8 in. (25.7 × 18.3 × 1.6 cm)
Illustrated Books
Credit Line:
The Howard Mansfield Collection, Gift of Howard Mansfield, 1936
Accession Number:
Not on view
Inscription: Preface dated first year of Enkyō (1744)
Howard Mansfield , New York (until 1936; donated to MMA)
Related Objects

Bamboo in the Four Seasons

Artist: Attributed to Tosa Mitsunobu (1434–1525) Date: late 15th–early 16th century Medium: Pair of six-panel screens; ink, color, and gold leaf on paper Accession: 1975.268.44, .45 On view in:Not on view

Kōrin Picture Album (Kōrin gafu)

Artist: Nakamura Hōchū (Japanese, died 1819) Date: after 1826 (reprinted posthumously) Medium: Woodblock-printed book in two volumes (orihon, accordion-style); ink and color on paper Accession: 2013.697a, b On view in:Gallery 225

Night Rain at the Double-Shelf Stand, from the series Eight Parlor Views (Zashiki hakkei)

Artist: Suzuki Harunobu (Japanese, 1725–1770) Date: ca. 1766 Medium: Polychrome woodblock print (first edition); ink and colors on paper, medium-sized print (chuban) Accession: JP698 On view in:Not on view

Six Jewel Rivers from Various Provinces (Shokoku Mu-Tamagawa)

Artist: Utagawa Hiroshige (Japanese, Tokyo (Edo) 1797–1858 Tokyo (Edo)) Date: 1857 Medium: Six polychrome woodblock prints; ink and color on paper Accession: 2015.300.227a–f On view in:Not on view

Landscapes with Poems

Artist: Gong Xian (Chinese, 1619–1689) Date: 1688 Medium: Album of sixteen paintings; ink on paper Accession: 1981.4.1a–o On view in:Gallery 215