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The Ninth Month: The Dance of the Chrysanthemum Boy, Performed on a Stage (Kyûgatsu jidô no odori yatai), from an untitled series of Niwaka festival dances representing the Twelve Months

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MFA impressions: 11.19935, 21.10197

Signed

Shunrô ga 春郎画

Marks

Censor's seal: kiwame 改印: 極

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 1793 (Kansei 5)

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 16 (1981), p. 227, vertical chûban #11.11; the series: Lane, Hokusai Life and Work (1989), Appendix II, list #28

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 22.4 x 16.8 cm (8 13/16 x 6 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.10197

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints