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Lady Ise Watching Flying Geese, from an untitled series of classical beauties

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Prints in the set: Ono no Komachi, 21.5479 Lady Ise (or Akazome Emon?), 21.5613 Murasaki Shikibu, 11.1882 Kunai-kyô (or Sei Shônagon?), 34.1289 Nyosan no Miya, 19.61

Signed

Kiyonaga ga 清長画

Marks

Collector's seal: Hayashi Tadamasa

Provenance

June 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Sumitomo 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 1784 (Tenmei 4)

Catalogue Raisonné

Hirano 1939, #0635; Ukiyo-e shûka 2 (1985), list #14, and pl. 40

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38.8 x 26 cm (15 1/4 x 10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.5613

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

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