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Monk Kisen


Kikugawa Eizan ; Izumiya Ichibei


c. 1810

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Monk Kisen, Kikugawa Eizan      ;    Izumiya Ichibei
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Medium: Prints | Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Size: 15 x 10 1/4 in. (38.1 x 26 cm) (image, sheet)22 1/16 x 18 in. (56 x 45.7 cm) (mat)
Creation Place: Asia, Japan
Culture: Asia, Japan
Style: 19th century, Edo period
Inscriptions: famous poem by the monk Kisen,My home is located In the southeast of KyotoAlthough I enjoy the quiet life herePeople believe That I am a hermit hating the life(Waga io waMiyako no tatsumi Shika zo sumuYo wo Uji-yama toHito wa yu_ nari) Kikukawa Eizan hitsu Censor:kiwamePublisher:Izumi-ichi ban
Physical Description: nishiki-e
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The Margaret McMillan Webber Estate
Accession Number: 51.40.24
Artist: Eizan Kikugawa, Japanese, 1787 - 1867
Role: Artist
Nationality: Japanese
Life Dates: Japanese, 1787 - 1867

Artist: Ichibei Izumiya
Role: Publisher
Nationality: Japanese
Added to Site: February 28, 2009