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Komachi Washing the Manuscript (Sôshi arai Komachi), from the series Modern Girls as the Seven Komachi (Imayô musume Nana Komachi)

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MFA impressions: 11.13632, 20.121, 21.6983 Unidentified publisher's mark.

Inscription

Poem: Makanaku ni/ nani o tane to te/ ukigusa no/ nami no une-une/ oishigeruran

Signed

Toyokuni ga 豊国画

Marks

Censor's seal: kiwame 改印: 極

Credit Line

Gift of the Estate of Henry Adams

Japanese, Edo period, 1810s (late Bunka era)

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e taikei 9 (1976), #191; another print in the series (Sotoba): Kokubungaku kenkyû shiryôkan, ed., Zusetsu mitate to yatsushi (2008), p. 41, cat. no. 34

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38.8 x 25.8 cm (15 1/4 x 10 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.121

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints