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Diptych: 21.7170 (right), 21.7171 (left) MFA impressions: 11.19525-6, 21.7170-1

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Provenance

Formerly in the Sumitomo collection; 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Yamanaka & Co.; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection

Japanese, Edo period, about 1765 (Meiwa 2)

Object Place

Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse cat. #082; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #184.2.4, and supp. 1 (1982), pls. 189-90

Dimensions

Horizontal chûban diptych; 21.9 x 55.6 cm (8 5/8 x 21 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.7170-1

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper

Collections

Asia

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