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Chiyo of Kaga Province (Kaga no kuni Chiyo-jo)

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Poem: The morning glories Have taken my well bucket-- I'll borrow water.

Inscription

Poem: Asagao ni/ tsurube torarete/ moraimizu

Signed

Chôôrô Kuniyoshi ga 朝櫻楼国芳画

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Japanese, Edo period, about 1845 (Kôka 2)

Catalogue Raisonné

Schaap, Heroes and Ghosts (1998), #123; Robinson, Kuniyoshi: The Warrior-Prints (1982), list #S95.3

Dimensions

Vertical ôban, upright diptych

Accession Number

06.1464

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints