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Chôzan of the Chôjiya, from an untitled series known as Folded Love Letters

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Signed

Ippitsusai Bunchô ga 一筆齊文調画

Marks

Artist's seal: Mori uji

Provenance

Formerly in the collection of Baron Sumitomo; May 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Yamanaka & Co.; 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 1769–70 (Meiwa 6–7)

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Bunchô list, #316.3; Ukiyo-e taisei 5 (1930), #268; the series: Ukiyo-e taikei 3 (1976), #67 (this design not illustrated)

Dimensions

Hosoban; 32 x 14.8 cm (12 5/8 x 5 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4744

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints