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Elegant Shakuhachi Version of Ushiwakamaru Serenading Jôruri-hime, an Original Perspective Print (Fûga shakuhachi jûnidan uki-e kongen)

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Nihon Tôbu gakô Hôgetsudô Tanchôsai Okumura Masanobu shôhitsu

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane collection (lot 592); 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, 1740s

Catalogue Raisonné

Asia Soc./JASA, Designed for Pleasure (2008), p. 73, fig. 49; Ôta Memorial Museum of Art, Utagawa Toyoharu to sono jidai (1994), #21; Ukiyo-e shûka 1 (1983), pl. 122

Dimensions

Horizontal ô-ôban; 32.1 x 45.7 cm (12 5/8 x 18 in.)

Accession Number

21.5772

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (beni-e); ink on paper, with hand-applied color

Collections

Asia

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