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Oniwakamaru and the Giant Carp

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MFA impressions: 11.20613, 21.10400

Signed

Hokkei 北渓

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 1830–35 (early Tenpô era)

Catalogue Raisonné

Chiba Museum, Edo no surimono (1997), #279; Christie's Sale Catalogue #7576 (October 23, 1992), lot #42; Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan 11, Museo d'Arte Orientale, Genoa, II (1989), fig. 49

Dimensions

Shikishiban diptych; 20.8 x 37 cm (8 3/16 x 14 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.10400

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (surimono); ink, color, and metallic pigment on paper

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints