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Child Prodigy Minamoto no Shigeyuki Executing Calligraphy

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MFA impressions: 11.19724, 21.5484

Signed

Kiyonaga ga 清長画

Provenance

August 1919, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frederick W. Gookin; 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 1783 (Tenmei 3)

Catalogue Raisonné

Hirano 1939, #0619; Ukiyo-e shûka 2 (1985), list #229, and pl. 123

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 25.6 x 18.8 cm (10 1/16 x 7 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.5484

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints