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Autumn Flowers: Bellflowers and Peony, from the book Seirô bijin awase sugata kagami (Mirror of Beautiful Women of the Green Houses), vol. 2, picture 1, sheet 1

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The book was jointly published by Tsutaya Jûzaburô and Yamazaki Kinbei, and jointly designed by Shigemasa and Shunshô; but it is not clear which artist was responsible for which illustrations. MFA impressions of the intact book: 2006.1749.1-3, 2006.1814, 2006.1815 (b/w illustrations) One...

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Signed

(this picture unsigned)

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection

Japanese, Edo period, 1776 (An'ei 5)

Catalogue Raisonné

Keyes, Ehon (2006), pp. 94-99; Kokusho sômokuroku, rev. ed., vol. 5 (1990), p. 121, col. 1; Toda, Ryerson Library cat. (1931), pp. 180-81

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 26 x 30.5 cm (10 1/4 x 12 in.)

Accession Number

RES.21.466

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints