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
Aquisition 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

Stephan Wolohojian, ed., Harvard Art Museum Handbook, 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