Niwa Tōkei (Japanese, 1760-1822)
Nandina berries and wild roses in snow (Setchu nanten to yamabuki)
Materialsgofun, color, ink
Place Made: Japan; Place Made: Tokyo
Sheet: 38.1 x 51.1 cm (15 x 20 1/8 inches)
Signature / Inscription / Marks
Inscription at right.
[text and poems]
poems by Kyo-ogi ya, Kotsuru Take, likely geisha; the right poem concerns frost, the left the winter peony both appropriate to the winter image; the inscription (unread) may explain the occasion for which the print was made but is unclear
Signature: sealed To and Kei
Seals: Artist's seals | To | Kei
Credit / Object Number
Gift of Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Jr.
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