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Kaoru of the Chôjiya, Looking Down at a Love Letter on the Floor

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Koryûsai ga 湖龍斎画

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 1774 (An'ei 3)

Catalogue Raisonné

Hockley 2003, p. 243, #B-38; Pins, The Japanese Pillar Print (1982), #307; Gentles, AIC cat. II (1965), p. 225, #98

Dimensions

Hashira-e; 70 x 11.8 cm (27 9/16 x 4 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.8338

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

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