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No. 1, from the series Silkworm Cultivation (Kaiko yashinai gusa)

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MFA impressions: 11.2234, 11.19303 (different colors) From a series of twelve sheets jointly designed by Shunshô (nos. 1, 3, 6, 8, 11, 12) and Shigemasa (nos. 2, 4, 5, 7, 9, 10).

Signed

Shunshô ga 春章画

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Japanese, Edo period, about 1772 (Meiwa 9/An'ei 1)

Catalogue Raisonné

Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 10, Museo d'Arte Orientale, Genoa, I (1988), fig. 79; Ukiyo-e shûka 9 (1981), pl. 131

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 25.2 x 18.2 cm (9 15/16 x 7 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.2234

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints