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Kiyonaga ga 清長画

Provenance

Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan; 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 1782 (Tenmei 2)

Catalogue Raisonné

Hirano 1939, #0396; Matsuba, "Engeki no Ise monogatari...," in Ukiyo-e geijuitsu 165 (2008), p. 65. fig. 18; Ukiyo-e shûka 2 (1985), list #549, and pl. 118; Pins, The Japanese Pillar Print (1982), #695

Dimensions

Hashira-e; 36.5 x 25.2 cm (14 3/8 x 9 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.5545

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints