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box of fan paintings; winter plum
  • Totoya Hokkei
    1780–1850
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo) Japan
  • box of fan paintings; winter plum, early 1820s, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Hanazono bantsuzuki (A Set of Picutres for the Hanazono Group)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1442
Description
Literature

Color print of fan paintings. Three fans are partially visible, and are decorated with butterfly and floral designs. There is a pink box visible behind the fans, decorated with a multi-colored pattern on the lid. There is a band of floral design along the right side of the print, and there is calligraphy in the top left corner of the print. Poems by Rennichian Umekazu, Rengidō Kazumasu and Nakakuni.