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Boys Playing with Crabs

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Signed

(The character ga, followed by seal)

Marks

Artist's seal: Mori-Sô

Provenance

September 1911, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from the E. F. Fenollosa collection; 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 1765–69 (Meiwa 2–7)

Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse cat. #661; Ukiyo-e shûka supp. 2 (1982), pl. 632

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 26.8 x 19.5 cm (10 9/16 x 7 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.5799

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints