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Bellflower and Dragonfly, from an untitled series known as Large Flowers

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MFA impressions: 11.17591, 21.6680

Signed

Saki no Hokusai Iitsu hitsu 前北斎為一筆

Marks

Censor's seal: kiwame 改印: 極

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane collection (lot 410); 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 1833–34 (Tenpô 4–5)

Catalogue Raisonné

TNM, Hokusai (2005), #359; Ukiyo-e shûka 16 (1981), p. 229, horizontal ôban #23.07

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 26.6 x 39.4 cm (10 1/2 x 15 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

21.6680

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints