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Niwaka Festival Dancer (Niwaka), from the series Contest of [Present-day] Beauties ([Tôsei] Bijin awase)

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MFA impressions: 11.42332, 34.460

Signed

Kôchôrô Kunisada ga 香蝶楼国貞画

Marks

Censor's seal: kiwame 改印: 極

Provenance

1934, bequest of Nellie Parney Carter to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 4, 1934)

Credit Line

Nellie Parney Carter Collection—Bequest of Nellie Parney Carter

Japanese, Edo period, 1827

Catalogue Raisonné

Ôta Memorial Museum of Art, Utagawa-ha (Kobijutsu special issue, 1986), #89

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.6 x 25.9 cm (14 7/16 x 10 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

34.460

Medium or Technique

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

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Asia

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