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

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Third state, without signature and seal of Kyosen, but with Harunobu signature added. MFA impressions: 06.1121 (second state), 21.4484 (first state), 21.4485 (third state)

Signed

Harunobu ga 春信画

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, about 1766 (Meiwa 3)

Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse cat. #128; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #512.4.3, and supp. 1 (1982), pl. 218

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 27.8 x 21 cm (10 15/16 x 8 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.4485

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints