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Kintarô Making Four Demons Draw Lots

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MFA impressions: 11.13866, 21.5491 (key block), 21.5492

Signed

Kiyonaga ga 清長画

Marks

Collector's seals: Hayashi, Wakai oyaji

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 1784 (Tenmei 4)

Catalogue Raisonné

Hirano 1939, #0979; Ukiyo-e shûka 2 (1985), list #124; Ukiyo-e shûka 8 (1980), pl. 82; Winziger, "A Kintaro Composition by Torii Kiyonaga," in The Fascinating World of the Japanese Artist (1971), pp. 83-6

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38.2 x 25.6 cm (15 1/16 x 10 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.5492

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints