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Parody of Bodhidharma (Daruma) Crossing the River on a Reed

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Provenance

Formerly in the collection of the Daikoku-ya publishing house; August 1919, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frederick W. Gookin; 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 1766–67 (Meiwa 3–4)

Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse cat. #138; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #391.1, and supp. 1 (1982), pl. 227

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 28.8 x 21.6 cm (11 5/16 x 8 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

21.4604

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

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