Surimono, woodblock print. Pulling up pine-seedlings on the first Rat Day of the New Year (Ne-no-hi asobi).
- 1800 (circa)
- Made in: Japan
From an album of 31 'surimono' prints and 'e-goyomi', prinicipally by Hokusai and his pupils.
2000 24 Mar-26 Jun, London, BM, Japanese Galleries, 'Japan Time'
26 November 1999
Reason for treatment
Demount,repair, inlay, mount
Verso edges hinged onto album page. Overall creases. Small worm holes bottom centre.
Remove dry from album. Support creases with Mino adhered with Methyl Cellulose (Culminol). Repair worm holes with Hosho adhered with Methyl Cellulose. Retouched repairs with watercolours. Relax on Goretex and placed between blotting paper under a board with weights. Inlaid with slot method and mounted in royal acid free board by MT3.
- Associated Event: New Year
Credit Line: Purchase funded by the Brooke Sewell Bequest.
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Object reference number: JCF12509
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