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Finches on a Cherry Branch, Rubbing of Calligraphy of Kumagai Naozane (Kumagai Renshôbô shinseki), and Morning Glories and Bee, from the series Mirror of Calligraphy and Paintings, Old and New (Kokon shoga kagami)

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Signed

Katsushika Taito (on finches), Hôriki (on calligraphy), Beika (on morning glories) 葛飾戴斗

Marks

Artist's seal: Bunryûsai (on finches)

Provenance

1947, gift of Miss Lucy T. Aldrich to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Lucy T. Aldrich

Japanese, Edo period, about 1830–44 (Tenpô era)

Catalogue Raisonné

Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 7, Musee Guimet II (1990), pl. 148 (right design only); RISD #39

Dimensions

Harimaze; three kotanzaku on uncut vertical ôban sheet; 37.5 x 25.8 cm (14 3/4 x 10 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

47.17

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints