Search Results:

<< Viewing Record 229 of 1974 >>
View : Light Box | List View | Image List | Detailed

Maker(s):Yashima Gakutei
Culture:Japanese (ca. 1786-1868)
Title:Untitled [Still Life with Fans and Calligraphy Accoutrements with poem by Jingairō Kiyozumi]
Date Made:ca. 1819
Materials:woodblock print (surimono); ink and color on paper with metallic and embossed embellishements
Place Made:Asia; Japan; Edo
Measurements:sheet: 8 in x 7 1/8 in ; 20.3 cm x 18.1 cm
Accession Number:  AC 1995.43
Credit Line:Gift of William Green
Museum Collection:  Mead Art Museum at Amherst College

Still life of accoutrements of popular kabuki actor Ichikawa Danjūrō VII, including writing implements, tanzaku poetry cards, and folding fans with symbols of the actor: a miniature portrait of the actor in his famous Shibaraku role, a poem composed by him, and a peony in bloom. Poem on top by Jingairō Kiyozumi.

Label Text:
One fan bears a poem by Ichikawa Danjuro VII, others show the peony, a personal symbol, and his portrait in a Shibaraku role. The verse is by Jingairo Kiyozumi. - BB, 7/28/2014

flowers; portraits; still lifes; text; writing

Link to share this object record:

Research on objects in the collections, including provenance, is ongoing and may be incomplete. If you have additional information or would like to learn more about a particular object, please email

<< Viewing Record 229 of 1974 >>