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Lion and Peonies (Shishi ni botan), from the series Collection of Fashionable Pairings (Fûryû aioi zukushi)

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The series was first published in the 1820s and reprinted by the same publisher in 1831, with an expanded series title.

Signed

Kôchôrô Kunisada ga 香蝶楼国貞画

Marks

Censor's seal: kiwame 改印: 極

Provenance

1934, bequest of Nellie Parney Carter to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 4, 1934)

Credit Line

Nellie Parney Carter Collection—Bequest of Nellie Parney Carter

Japanese, Edo period, 1820s

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37 x 26 cm (14 9/16 x 10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

34.532

Medium or Technique

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

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Collections

Asia

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