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No. 6, from the series Silkworm Cultivation (Kaiko yashinai gusa)

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MFA impressions: 06.579, 11.19304 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

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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

Catalogue Raisonné

Clark et al., The Actor's Image (1994), cat. no. 211; Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 10, Museo d'Arte Orientale, Genoa, I (1988), fig. 84

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 25.3 x 18.7 cm (9 15/16 x 7 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

06.579

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints