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Introductory Meeting (Miai), sheet 1 of the series Marriage in Brocade Prints, the Carriage of the Virtuous Woman (Konrei nishiki misao-guruma), known as the Marriage series

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Signed

Harunobu ga 春信画

Provenance

February 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from J. Clarence Webster Collection; 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 (Meiwa 6)

Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse cat. #420; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #217.4, and supp. 2 (1982), pl. 393;Gentles, AIC cat. II (1965), p. 100, #161

Dimensions

Horizontal chûban; 20.9 x 28.3 cm (8 1/4 x 11 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.4452

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints