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The Heron Maiden (Sagi musume); second state of the print originally titled Winter: Snowflowers (Fuyu, mutsu no hana), from the series Fahionable Flowers of the Four Seasons (Fûzoku shiki no hana)

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Signed

Suzuki Harunobu ga

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, about 1769–70 (Meiwa 6–7)

Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse cat. #453; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #687.4.2, and supp. 2 (1982), pl. 324

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 34.3 x 24.7 cm (13 1/2 x 9 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.4661

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints