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The Fifth Month, from the series Twelve Months in the South (Minami jûni kô)

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Diptych: 21.5607 (left), 21.5629 (right); no virtual record MFA impressions: left sheet: 11.13944, 21.5607 right sheet: 11.30358, 21.5629

Signed

Kiyonaga ga (on each sheet) 清長画

Provenance

1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Ito; 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, #0627; Ukiyo-e shûka 2 (1985), list #12.3, and pls. 36-7

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.4 x 26.5 cm (14 3/4 x 10 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.5629

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints