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Aburaya Osome and Kogai Hisamatsu (Aburaya Osome, Kogai Hisamatsu), from the series Models of Love Talk: Clouds Form over the Moon (Chiwa kagami tsuki no murakumo)

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MFA impressions: 18.301, 21.6405

Signed

Utamaro hitsu 歌麿筆

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane collection (#531); 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 1798–1800 (Kansei 10–12)

Catalogue Raisonné

Asano and Clark 1995, #347; Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #414.1, and pl. 190; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 101.1.1

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38 x 25.3 cm (14 15/16 x 9 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.6405

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints