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Kingfisher and Morning Glories

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The seal at right gives the cyclical date (kinoto tori) for 1765 and the character for "large," but the long months do not seem to be indicated.

Signed

Ronô kô

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, 1765 (Meiwa 2)

Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse cat. #063; Ukiyo-e shûka supp. 1 (1982), pl. 89

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 25.6 x 19 cm (10 1/16 x 7 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

21.4613

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints