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Hinazuru of the Chôjiya, from the series Models for Fashion: New Year Designs as Fresh as Young Leaves (Hinagata wakana no hatsu moyô)

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MFA impressions: 21.8229 (first edition), 21.8230 (second edition, with heads replaced)


Koryû ga 湖竜画


September 1911, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from the E. F. Fenollosa collection; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

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William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection

Japanese, Edo period, 1776 (An'ei 5), spring

Catalogue Raisonné

Asia Soc./JASA, Designed for Pleasure (2008), p. 119, fig. 82; Hockley 2003, p. 225, #I-A-3, and fig. 4.10; Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 10, Museo d'Arte Orientale, Genoa, I (1988), pl. 87


Vertical ôban; 38.1 x 26 cm (15 x 10 1/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

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