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Courtesan of the Owariya, No. 22 from the series A Master Text of Popular Songs (Hauta tora no maki)

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Signed

Kunichika ga, in toshidama cartouche 国周画(年玉枠)

Marks

Blockcutter's mark: Koma aratame Hori Tashichi

Provenance

By 1900, William Perkins Babcock; 1900, bequest of William Perkins Babcock to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 12, 1900)

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock

Japanese, Edo period, 1863 (Bunkyû 3), 2nd month

Catalogue Raisonné

Another print in the series: Hiraki Ukiyo-e Foundation, Nyan to mo neko darake/ Cats of Many Varieties (2012), #75

Dimensions

Vertical ôban

Accession Number

00.794

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

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