Chôjun (Zhang Shun)/ Water (Mizu), From The Series Five Elements Of The Tale Of The Water Margins (Suiko Gogyô), With Poems By Seiyôkan Umeyo (Baise) And Garyûen
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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1933.4.1856
People
Totoya Hokkei, Japanese ( 1780 - 1850)
Title
Chôjun (Zhang Shun)/ Water (Mizu), from the series Five Elements of the Tale of the Water Margins (Suiko gogyô), with poems by Seiyôkan Umeyo (Baise) and Garyûen
Other Titles
Transliterated Title: Suiko gogyô: Mizu -- Chôjun (Zhang Shun)
Classification
Prints
Work Type
surimono, print
Date
Edo period, probably 1832
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, Japan
Period
Edo period, Late, 1789-1868
Culture
Japanese
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Ukiyo-e woodblock-printed "surimono" in "shikishiban" format; Ink, color and metallic pigment on paper
Dimensions
Paper: H. 21.1 cm x W. 18.2 cm (8 5/16 x 7 3/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: (printed) Go 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
1933.4.1856
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
Publication History

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

Alvin L. Clark, Jr., Harvard Art Museum/ Handbook, ed. Stephan Wolohojian, Harvard Art Museum (Cambridge, MA, 2008), p. 140

Subjects and Contexts

Collection Highlights

Verification Level

2 - Adequate. Object is adequately described but information may not be vetted