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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

Artist's seal: Fumio

Provenance

February 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from J. Clarence Webster 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 1830–44 (Tenpô era)

Catalogue Raisonné

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

Dimensions

Harimaze cut from vertical ôban sheet; 36.7 x 17.7 cm (14 7/16 x 6 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.10215

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints