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Mandarin Ducks and Iris, from the series Series of Seven Bird-and-Flower Prints for the Fuyô Circle of Kanuma in Shimotsuke Province (Yamagawa Shimotsuke Kanuma Fuyô-ren kachô nanaban tsuzuki no uchi)

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Includes poem by Senshun'an

Signed

Unsigned

Provenance

Between 1906 and 1909, acquired by Mr. and Mrs. John Osgood (Elizabeth Cameron) Blanchard in Japan; April 1916, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding at Blanchard sale, American Art Galleries, New York; 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 1810 (Bunka 7)

Catalogue Raisonné

Another print in the series: Mirviss, The Frank Lloyd Wright Collection of Surimono (1995), cat. no. 51

Dimensions

Shikishiban; 20 x 18 cm (7 7/8 x 7 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.9226

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (surimono); ink and color on paper

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints