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Signed

Kiyonaga ga 清長画

Provenance

Formerly in the collection of Arthur Davison Ficke; February 10, 1920, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding at Ficke sale; 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 1782 (Tenmei 2)

Catalogue Raisonné

Hirano 1939, #0406; Ukiyo-e shûka 2 (1985), list #474; Pins, The Japanese Pillar Print (1982), #664

Dimensions

Hashira-e; 69.5 x 12.1 cm (27 3/8 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.5483

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints