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Bullfinch Exchange: Carp leaping out of a lacquer bucket alongside a carved wooden bullfinch, from the series Eighteen illustrations for A Ladder to the Ancient Language

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Totoya Hokkei, Bullfinch Exchange: Carp leaping out of a lacquer bucket alongside a carved wooden bullfinch, from the series Eighteen illustrations for A Ladder to the Ancient Language, probably 1831; year of the rabbit, shikishiban surimono (color woodblock print with metallic pigments), The Mary Andrews Ladd Collection, public domain, 32.673

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Title

Bullfinch Exchange: Carp leaping out of a lacquer bucket alongside a carved wooden bullfinch, from the series Eighteen illustrations for A Ladder to the Ancient Language

Related Titles

series (translated): Eighteen illustrations for A Ladder to the Ancient Language

series (transliterated): Kogentei jûhachiban tsuzuki

Artist

Totoya Hokkei (Japanese, 1780-1850)

Date

probably 1831; year of the rabbit

Medium

shikishiban surimono (color woodblock print with metallic pigments)

Dimensions (H x W x D)

sheet: 8 in x 8 3/16 in

Inscriptions & Markings

seal: Gyokusetsu Bujin (Warrior of Poetry)

signature/maker's mark: Hokkei

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

32.673

Copyright

public domain

Terms

Japanese woodblock prints

relief printing

relief prints

surimono

The Mary Andrews Ladd Collection

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