Oniwakamaru Subduing the Giant Carp Artist: Totoya Hokkei (Japanese, 1780–1850)

ca. 1830–32

Asian Art

On view, 4th floor, Special Exhibitions
Medium

Surimono: polychrome woodblock print with metalic pigments; diptych

Dimensions

sheet: 8 1/4 × 14 9/16 in. (21 × 37 cm)

Credit Line

Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Gift of Mrs. William H. Moore

Accession Number

1950.522

Geography
Culture
Period

Edo period (1615–1868)

Classification
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Provenance

Provenance

Mrs. William H. Moore (1858–1955), New York, to 1950; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.
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Additional information

Object/Work type

color woodcuts, surimono

Inscriptions

Funa*-domuru A burly young man Wanibuchi-yama no of Mount Wanibuchi \r\nara wakashu who once stopped a ship hirefuru koi wa can easily tackle \r\nmono no kazu ka wa a fin-flipping carp.\r\n\r\n*The old pronunciation for the boat pronounced "fune" in modern times.\r\n\r\n[Poet] Seiyōkan Umeyo \r\n\r\n舟とむる\r\n鰐淵山能\r\nあら若衆\r\nひれ布る鯉ハ\r\n物の数か盤\r\n\r\n青陽舘梅世\r\n\r\n\r\n

Signed

北渓 [seal] 北?渓

Hokkei; Hok[?]kei

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