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A Ferry on the Sumida River

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Right sheet of incomplete triptych. MFA impressions: 11.13875 (left); 57.585 (center); 11.13902, 21.5625 (right)Unidentified "Sagin" publisher's mark.

Signed

Kiyonaga ga 清長画

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane collection (#575); 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 1787 (Tenmei 7)

Catalogue Raisonné

Hirano 1939, #0847; Ukiyo-e shûka 2 (1985), list #44

Dimensions

Vertical ôban, right sheet of triptych; 37.8 x 25.8 cm (14 7/8 x 10 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.5625

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints