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"Japanese Grosbeak and Four-o'cloks"


Katsushika Hokusai ; Nishimuraya Yohachi


c. 1833

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
'Japanese Grosbeak and Four-o'cloks', Katsushika Hokusai      ;    Nishimuraya Yohachi
Grosbeak on Mirabilis: Gallery Label - Current
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Medium: Prints | Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Size: 9 5/8 x 7 1/16 in. (24.5 x 17.9 cm) (image, sheet)
Creation Place: Asia, Japan
Culture: Asia, Japan
Style: 19th century, Edo period
Inscriptions: Oshiroi no hanayabotan no ushiro-gakiYo_daime(poet's name)Mirabilis folwers are (quietly) blooming at the foot of the fence, behind peonies. *Mirabilis were typically planted at the foot of grden fences.They are also known for their zen Hokusai Iitsu hitsu Censor:kiwamePublisher:Eijudo_
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Bequest of Richard P. Gale
Accession Number: 74.1.203
Artist: Hokusai Katsushika, Japanese, 1760 - 1849
Role: Artist
Nationality: Japanese
Life Dates: Japanese, 1760 - 1849

Artist: Yohachi Nishimuraya, Japanese
Role: Publisher
Nationality: Japanese
Life Dates: Japanese
Added to Site: February 28, 2009