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Reflection Shell: Bronze mirror with a branch of plum, from the series A Genroku-era Poetry and Shell-matching Contest

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Katsushika Hokusai, Reflection Shell: Bronze mirror with a branch of plum, from the series A Genroku-era Poetry and Shell-matching Contest, 1821; year of the snake, color woodblock print with metallic pigments and embossing on paper; shikishiban surimono, The Mary Andrews Ladd Collection, public domain, 32.623

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Title

Reflection Shell: Bronze mirror with a branch of plum, from the series A Genroku-era Poetry and Shell-matching Contest

Related Titles

catalog entry: Utsuse-gai (Reflection Shell): Bronze mirror with a branch of plum, from the series Genroku kasen kai-awase (A Genroku-era Poetry and Shell-matching Contest)

series (translated): A Genroku-era Poetry and Shell-matching Contest

series (transliterated): Genroku kasen kai-awase

Artist

Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, 1760-1849)

Date

1821; year of the snake

Medium

color woodblock print with metallic pigments and embossing on paper; shikishiban surimono

Dimensions (H x W x D)

image: 7 9/16 in x 7 1/8 in; sheet: 8 1/16 in x 7 1/8 in

Inscriptions & Markings

signature/maker's mark: Getchi rôjin Iitsu hitsu (Brushed by Iitsu, the Old Man Mad about the Moon)

inscription: Inscription above.

Collection Area

Asian Art; Graphic Arts

Category

Prints

Japanese Traditional Prints

Object Type

relief print

Culture

Japanese

Credit Line

The Mary Andrews Ladd Collection

Accession Number

32.623

Copyright

public domain

Terms

Japanese woodblock prints

relief printing

relief prints

surimono

The Mary Andrews Ladd Collection

woodcuts

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