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From a vertical ôban sheet divided vertically into two harimaze panels: the carp to the right, and calligraphy in relief, in the manner of a rubbing, to the left. MFA impressions: 06.1306, 11.30364, 21.10214, 21.10215

Signed

Katsushika Taito 葛飾戴斗

Marks

Censor's seal: kiwame 改印: 極

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e taikei 8 (Hokusai, 1975), #273 (uncut sheet)

Dimensions

Harimaze, cut from vertical ôban sheet; 38.8 x 17.8 cm (15 1/4 x 7 in.)

Accession Number

06.1306

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints