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Lantern Vender

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Right sheet of an incomplete diptych. Designs on the lanterns symbolize the long months.

Signed

Artist: Suzuki Harunobu ga; Blockcutter: Sekine Kaei shi

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. #064; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #166.1, and supp. 1 (1982), pl. 174

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 26.4 x 18.3 cm (10 3/8 x 7 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4595

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints