An alert frog pauses on a section of cut bamboo, it slender back leg braced to leap. its body is plump and the skin finely stippled and enhanced with sumi-e ink. The eyes are double inlaid in silver-coloured metal and brass.
Signed in a wavy reserve: Sadayoshi
Provenance: An old English collection
Similar example: Lazarnick, G., MCI, New York 1986, vol. II, page 689