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Old Man Sharpening a Sickle, from the series Handbook of Calligraphy and Painting of Recent Times (Kinsei shoga tekagami)

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Signed

Gengyo sha (copied by Gengyo)

Marks

Artist's seal: Nanrei

Provenance

By 1900, William Perkins Babcock; 1900, bequest of William Perkins Babcock to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 12, 1900)

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock

Japanese, Edo period, 1854 (Ansei 1), 8th month

Dimensions

Vertical ôban (harimaze); 37.2 x 25.5 cm (14 5/8 x 10 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

00.1465

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

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