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Courtesan Parading with Two Kamuro

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MFA impressions: 11.19711 (first state?), 21.5693 (second state, without designer's signature)

Signed

Komatsuken ga

Provenance

Formerly in the collection of Charles Jacquin; January 21, 1921, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding at January 17-22, 1921 sale of Mr. Charles Jacquin's collection at the Walpole Galleries, New York, lot #252; 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, 1766 (Meiwa 3)

Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse cat. #623; Ukiyo-e shûka supp. 2 (1982), pl. 605; Gentles, AIC cat. II (1965), p. 167, #4

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 27.7 x 19.5 cm (10 7/8 x 7 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.5693

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

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