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Copper Pheasants (Yamadori) and Wagtail (Sekirei), from the album Momo chidori kyôka awase (Myriad Birds: A Kyôka Competition)

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Volume 1, picture 6. Poems by Monaka no Tsukimaro (for the pheasants) and Mantokusai (for the wagtail). The artist and publisher are identified on the final page of the album, 21.6604a. The complete, intact album: 2005.119.1-2 and 2008.344.1-2.

Signed

(this page unsigned)

Provenance

January 1917, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright; 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 1790 (Kansei 2)

Catalogue Raisonné

Asano and Clark 1995, #475.6

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 25.7 x 38 cm (10 1/8 x 14 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.6599

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints