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"Peonies and Canary"


Katsushika Hokusai ; Nishimuraya Yohachi


c. 1833

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
'Peonies and Canary', Katsushika Hokusai      ;    Nishimuraya Yohachi
Canary and Small Peonies: Gallery Label - Current
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Medium: Prints | Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Size: 10 x 7 3/8 in. (25.4 x 18.7 cm) (image, sheet)
Creation Place: Asia, Japan
Culture: Asia, Japan
Style: 19th century, Edo period
Inscriptions: Senyo_ Yo_shu_ no taneHaru fukaku shite shu_ho_ no ha tariO_ Ju_mei (poet's name)*Obviously a chinese. Chinese pronunciation unknown, the poet's bio unknown, the published reference of the poem unknown.Double-flowered peonies originated from Y zen Hokusai Iitsu hitsu Censor:kiwamePublisher:Eijudo_ unknown seal
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Bequest of Richard P. Gale
Accession Number: 74.1.205
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