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Bats and Moon

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From a sheet of three designs: calligraphy (top right); bats and moon (top left); dragon in clouds (bottom) MFA impressions: 06.1354 (uncut sheet, margins cut off), 11.17561(uncut sheet, calligraphy panel different, pub. Ezakiya Tatsuzô), 21.9247 (bats only)

Signed

Taito 戴斗

Provenance

Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan; 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 1830–44 (Tenpô era)

Dimensions

Harimaze, cut from vertical ôban sheet; 16 x 15.5 cm (6 5/16 x 6 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.9247

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints