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Maker(s):Soyoan
Culture:Japanese
Title:Preface, from the illustrated book Fugen Zo [Statue of Fugen]
Date Made:1790 (third month, preface)
Type:Print
Materials:Woodblock print (woodcut); sumizuri-e, ink on paper
Place Made:Asia; Japan
Narrative Inscription:  SIGNATURE: recto, lwr. l. (black ink): [Japanese character, Tsuburi Hikaru Shirusu]; DATE: recto, upp. l. (black ink): [Japanese character, kanoe inu sakura zuki]; INSCRIPTION: recto, ctr. (black ink): [Japanese character, Hana o shi mimaku horiseba Yoshino e iki-tamae, ima wa Yoshino no hana-zakari to usu-hiku o mina no hitofushi ni ukare-tatte, hoshi-mochi no sakadaru no soko to mo shiranu yamaji o wake iri-ai no kane tsuku ni chirasu wa haru yoi no atai nani ka oshiman, kakaru kokoro wa kano taniko ni kaburu ese-mono wa shiraji to, rei no katami ni hokori-au taware-uta no tomobito-ra, akatsuki hayaki hana no kumo ni ukare karasu no kudoku yomi-idetaru koto-no-ha sanagara kon-ruri no yama-zakura shichiju hoju no gotoku shigereri kore o hito-maki to nashite maku mo nobasu mo jizai no hana no fugen-zo to wa yobikerashi].
Accession Number:  MH 1973.424.Q.RII
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Louis C. Black
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Description:
A double page of Japanese Kyoka calligraphy: preface to the one-volume illustrated book Fugen Zo (Statue of Fugen). Book illustrations by Kitagawa Utamaro I, Kyoka calligraphy preface written by Soyoan, published by Tsutaya Juzaburo (1750-1797).

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