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Collage of Calligraphy and Pictures, including the Ukifune Chapter of the Tale of Genji

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Signed

Hôgetsudô Okumura Masanobu shôhitsu

Provenance

Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan; 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, 1730s

Dimensions

Hosoban; 31.7 x 14.8 cm (12 1/2 x 5 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.5778

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (urushi-e); ink on paper, with hand-applied color, nikawa, and metallic powder

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints