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Signed

Torii Kiyonobu hitsu

Provenance

June 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Sumitomo collection; 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, early 1730s

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 1 (1983), pl. 85; Link, Primitive Ukiyo-e (1980), p. 29

Dimensions

Hosoban; 30 x 15.8 cm (11 13/16 x 6 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.7210

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (urushi-e); ink on paper, with hand-applied color and nikawa

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints