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Courtesan Watching Shinzô Write a Letter

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Signed

Kiyonaga ga 清長画

Provenance

Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan; 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 1781 (An'ei 10/Tenmei 1)

Catalogue Raisonné

Hirano 1939, #0323; Ukiyo-e shûka 2 (1985), list #456; Pins, The Japanese Pillar Print (1982), #658

Dimensions

Hashira-e; 69 x 12.5 cm (27 3/16 x 4 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.5521

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints