Appears in exhibition catalog as entry no. 1 (Sale info: $700.00).
"The greatest Japanese Artist who is justly honored as the originator of the national style of water colors called 'Shasei,' or life-copying. He has flourished in the middle part of the last century, and consequently this picture is about one hundred years old." [P. 5; the words "One hundred years" appear in italics in the catalogue.]
Catalogue of the Eighth Annual Exhibition of the American Society of Painters in Water Colors, held at the Galleries of the National Academy of Design, corner of Twenty-Third Street and Fourth Avenue. Open during February 1875. E. Wells Sackett & Bro., Printers, 56 & 58 William St., N.Y.