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A Modern Version of Komachi Praying for Rain (Tôsei yatsushi Amagoi Komachi), from a triptych

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Signed

Toyokuni ga 豊国画

Marks

Censor's seal: kiwame 改印: 極

Provenance

Formerly in the collection of Kenkichi Hirakawa; March 1914, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Yamanaka & Co.; 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 1793–97 (mid Kansei era)

Catalogue Raisonné

Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 7, Musee Guimet II (1990), pl. 99; Ukiyo-e taikei 9 (1976), #98

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 35.9 x 23.9 cm (14 1/8 x 9 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.6835

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints