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Blue (Aoi), from the series Five Colors (Goshiki no uchi)

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Poem by Ekinsha Kohagi

Signed

Shinsai 辰斎

Provenance

1951, gift of Louis W. Black to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 11, 1951)

Credit Line

Gift of Louis W. Black

Japanese, Edo period, about 1820 (Bunsei 3)

Catalogue Raisonné

Keyes, Art of Surimono (Chester Beatty cat., 1985), vol. 2, #299; another print in the series (Yellow): McKee 2008, #121

Dimensions

Shikishiban; 21 x 18.5 cm (8 1/4 x 7 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

51.37

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (surimono); ink and color on paper

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Asia

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