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A Floating World Flower Raft (Ukiyo hana ikada)

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Signed

Yamato gakô Nishimura Shigenaga hitsu

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane collection (lot 323); 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 1720s (Kyôhô era)

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 1 (1983), pl. 41

Dimensions

Hosoban; 30.3 x 15.8 cm (11 15/16 x 6 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.5872

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (urushi-e); ink on paper, with hand-applied color and nikawa

Collections

Asia

Classifications

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