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Kintaro with Bear and Monkey Watching a Rooster and Tengu Fight

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Right sheet of incomplete diptych. MFA impressions: 21.4288, 54.234

Signed

Shunshô ga 春章画

Marks

Censor's seal: kiwame 改印: 極

Provenance

Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright; 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 1781–89 (Tenmei era)

Catalogue Raisonné

Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 9, Musées Royaux d'Art et d'Histoire, Brussels (1989), pl. 89 (complete diptych); Ukiyo-e taikei 3 (1976), #s 151-2 (complete diptych); Tanba, Ukiyo-e Edo kara Hakone made (1963), #315

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38.5 x 26 cm (15 3/16 x 10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.4288

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints