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MFA impressions: 06.462 (fourth state, without calendrical information), 21.4596 (second state, with calendrical information)

Signed

Unsigned

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Japanese, Edo period, 1765 (Meiwa 2)

Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse cat. #058; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #173.2, and supp. 1 (1982), pl. 171

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 25.4 x 17.3 cm (10 x 6 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

06.462

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints