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Ferry at Rokugô

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Diptych: 21.5477-8 MFA impressions: 11.13908 (right sheet only), 21.5477-8 (complete diptych)

Signed

Kiyonaga ga 清長画

Provenance

September 1911, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from the E. F. Fenollosa 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, about 1784 (Tenmei 4)

Catalogue Raisonné

Hirano 1939, #0641; Ukiyo-e shûka 2 (1985), list #20; Ukiyo-e shûka 5 (1980), pls. 52-3

Dimensions

Vertical ôban, right sheet of diptych; 37.7 x 25 cm (14 13/16 x 9 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.5478

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints