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Enjoying the Evening Cool on the Banks of the Sumida River

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Right sheet of incomplete diptych. MFA impressions: 11.13901 (right sheet), 21.5481 (right sheet), 21.5488 (left sheet)

Signed

Kiyonaga ga 清長画

Marks

Illegible mark; collector's seal?

Provenance

Formerly in the collection of Arthur Davison Ficke; February 10, 1920, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding at Ficke sale (lot #238); 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 1784 (Tenmei 4)

Catalogue Raisonné

Hirano 1939, #0642; Ukiyo-e shûka 2 (1985), list #21; Ukiyo-e shûka 5 (1980), pls. 6-7

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 39 x 26.3 cm (15 3/8 x 10 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.5481

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints