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Narihira Crossing the Sumida River, from the series Once a Man... (Mukashi otoko), based on Tales of Ise (Ise monogatari)

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Signed

Harunobu ga 春信画

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, about 1762–64 (Hôreki 12–Meiwa 1)

Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse cat. #024; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #19, and supp. 1 (1982), pl. 157

Dimensions

Hosoban; 30.8 x 13.7 cm (12 1/8 x 5 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.4580

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (mizu-e); color on paper

Collections

Asia

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Prints