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Torii Kiyomitsu ga 鳥居清満画

Provenance

June 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Sumitomo collection; 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, 1759 (Hôreki 9), 11th month

Catalogue Raisonné

Mutô, Shoki Ukiyo-e to Kabuki (2005), no. 0869

Dimensions

Hosoban; 31.1 x 14.5 cm (12 1/4 x 5 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.8143

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints