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Descending Geese of the Koto Bridges, from the series Eight Views of the Parlor (Zashiki hakkei)

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First state, with signature and seal of Kyosen. MFA impressions: 06.1121 (second state), 21.4484 (first state), 21.4485 (third state)

Signed

Kyosen

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 1766 (Meiwa 3)

Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse cat. #126; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #512.4.1, and supp. 1 (1982), pl. 25

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 28.5 x 20.8 cm (11 1/4 x 8 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4484

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints