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Fox Woman Looking through a Round Window at Her True Face Reflected in Water

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The falling willow leaves form the numbers of the long months.

Signed

Suzuki Harunobu ga (artist); Seiha kô (designer); Sekine Kaei shi (blockcutter)

Provenance

August 1919, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frederick W. Gookin; 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, 1765 (Meiwa 2)

Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse cat. #065; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #122, and supp. 1 (1982), pl. 175

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 28.9 x 19.7 cm (11 3/8 x 7 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.4987

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints