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The Charms of the Southeast (Tatsumi no en), from the series Contest of Contemporary Beauties of the Pleasure Quarters (Tôsei yûri bijin awase)

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Kiyonaga ga 清長画

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 1781 (An'ei 10/Tenmei 1)

Catalogue Raisonné

Hirano 1939, #0329; Ukiyo-e shûka 2 (1985), list #3.3, and pl. 16

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38.8 x 25.9 cm (15 1/4 x 10 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.5577

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

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