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Koryû ga 湖龍画

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 1777 (An'ei 6)

Catalogue Raisonné

Hockley 2003, p. 248, #D-37; Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 10, Museo d'Arte Orientale, Genoa, I (1988), fig. 72; Pins, The Japanese Pillar Print (1982), #373; Gentles, AIC cat. II (1965), p. 252, #151

Dimensions

Hashira-e; 70.5 x 12 cm (27 3/4 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.8375

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints