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Couple Walking at Night

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MFA impressions: 11.21233 (first state), 21.5705 (first state), 21.5706 (second state, with heads replaced)

Signed

Kuninobu ga

Provenance

Formerly in the Kobayashi collection; October 1913, 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 1770–75 (Meiwa 7–An'ei 4)

Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse cat. #645; Ukiyo-e shûka supp. 2 (1982), pl. 619; Pins, The Japanese Pillar Print (1982), #258; Ukiyo-e taisei 4 (1930), #186

Dimensions

Hashira-e; 68.5 x 12 cm (26 15/16 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.5705

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints