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Gray Starling (Hakutô-ô) in Loquat Tree, reprinted from the album Kaihaku raikin zui (A Compendium of Pictures of Birds Imported from Overseas)

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MFA impressions: 06.1160, 21.5787

Signed

Keisai sha

Marks

Artist's seal: Kitao Masayoshi

Provenance

1900, purchased by Denman Waldo Ross from Yamanaka & Co., New York; 1906 gift of Denman Waldo Ross, Cambridge, Massachusetts to the MFA. (Accession Date: March 8, 1906)

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Japanese, Edo period, 1790s

Catalogue Raisonné

RISD, Yomigaeru bi (1990), #26 (first edition?) and #230 (this edition); Keyes, The Art of Surimono (Chester Beatty cat.), vol. 2 (1985), p. 433, #13 (first edition)

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 23 x 36.8 cm (9 1/16 x 14 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

06.1160

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints