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Demon Preparing to Write in an Account Book, from the series Selection of Ancient and Modern Comic Poems (Kokin kyôkasen)

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Signed

Hokkei 北渓

Marks

Artist's seal: Aoigaoka

Provenance

Formerly in the Sumitomo collection; June 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Yamanaka & Co.; 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,

Catalogue Raisonné

TNM Ukiyo-e cat. 3 (1963), #3901

Dimensions

Hosoban; 34.6 x 15.9 cm (13 5/8 x 6 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.10398

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints