Japanese wagtail and wisteria (Fuji sekirei)
Untitled (known as Small Flowers)
Place Made: Japan; Place Made: Tokyo
Image: 25.1 x 18.7 cm (9 7/8 x 7 3/8 inches)
Signature / Inscription / Marks
Inscription at center.
[text and poems]
title inscribed Fuji sekirei
The poem is a Chinese poem not transliterated in the Kobayashi catalogue. Several characters are not clear, hence the meaning is obscure.
Signature: Signed at right | Zen Hokusai Iitsu hitsu
EditionSmall differences between it and published examples, sloppy blue overprinting, and its muted values with lack of seals suggest a later edition.
Credit / Object Number
Gift of Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Jr.
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Nishimuraya Yohachi 西村屋与八 (Japanese, 1759-1869), publisher
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