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No. 9, from the series Silkworm Cultivation (Kaiko yashinai gusa)

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MFA impressions: 06.569, 11.19592 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

Kitao Shigemasa ga 北尾重政画

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)

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 25.2 x 19.5 cm (9 15/16 x 7 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

06.569

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints