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Bats and Moon, Dragon in Clouds, Calligraphy (harimaze)

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A sheet of three designs: calligraphy (right); bats and moon (top left); dragon in clouds (bottom left). 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 (on bats), Tôyô Taito (on dragon) 戴斗 東陽戴斗

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Japanese, Edo period, about 1830–44 (Tenpô era)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban (harimaze); 34.5 x 24.4 cm (13 9/16 x 9 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

06.1354

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints