Basket with Fan, Chrysanthemums, and Mushrooms

Basket with Fan, Chrysanthemums, and Mushrooms

early 1800s

attributed to Katsushika Hokusai 葛飾 北斎

(Japanese, 1760-1849)

Color woodblock print

Sheet: 19.1 x 52.8 cm (7 1/2 x 20 13/16 in.)

Gift of Mrs. Ralph King 1949.153

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Description

A surimono is a privately commissioned print used to announce or commemorate a special event. Because the chrysanthemum is the premier symbol of autumn, this print may have been made to celebrate the changing of the seasons.

See also
Collection: 
Japanese Art
Department: 
Japanese Art
Type of artwork: 
Print

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