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… is for Jokei

Yokota Jokei (1765-1842)
“On the Sumida River” 1796

Hanging scroll, ink and color on paper
27.3 x 44 cm. (10 3/4 x 17 3/8 in.)


Artist’s seal:

*see colophons below

1. by Daiten Kenjo (1719-1801): “A portrayal of our travels on the Sumida River during the 19th day of the 4th month of the year 1796.” Seal: Chikujo
2. by Jusen: “Washing blossoms the river water rises, laying out a feast we stay our return to the dock; Green trees shadow the misty bank, being rowed are also numerous boats.”

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