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Flute Player, from an untitled set of Five Musicians (Gonin-bayashi)

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MFA impressions: 11.13868, 21.5839

Signed

Unsigned

Provenance

Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan; 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, 1780s (Tenmei era)

Catalogue Raisonné

Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 10, Museo d'Arte Orientale, Genoa, I (1988), pl. 93 A very similar, but not quite identical, series: Ukiyo-e taisei 6 (1930), #226

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38.5 x 26.1 cm (15 3/16 x 10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.5839

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints