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Lovers Parting at Tanabata, from the series Twelve Scenes of Popular Customs (Fûzoku jûni tsui)

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Signed

Kiyonaga ga 清長画

Provenance

February 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from J. Clarence Webster 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 1783 (Tenmei 3)

Catalogue Raisonné

Hirano 1939, #0528; Ukiyo-e shûka 2 (1985), list #511.5; Pins, The Japanese Pillar Print (1982), #599; Vever

Dimensions

Hashira-e; 67.9 x 12 cm (26 3/4 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.5539

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

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