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Couple Smoking under a Plum Tree

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Koryûsai ga 湖龍斎画

Provenance

November 1912, 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 1772 (Meiwa 9 / An'ei 1)

Catalogue Raisonné

Hockley 2003, p. 254, #F-44; Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 10, Museo d'Arte Orientale, Genoa, I (1988), fig. 67; Pins, The Japanese Pillar Print (1982), #371; Gentles, AIC cat. II (1965), p. 216, #79

Dimensions

Hashira-e; 67 x 1.8 cm (26 3/8 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.8351

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints