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Parody of the Yûgao Chapter of the Tale of Genji

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MFA impressions: 21.4969 (left sheet only), 54.348-9 (complete diptych)

Signed

Unsigned

Provenance

February 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from J. Clarence Webster Collection; 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 (Meiwa 3)

Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse cat. #100; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #186.3 (misidentified as Ôta Dôkan), and supp. 1 (1982), pl. 199; Gentles, AIC cat. II (1965), p. 26, #44 (L only)

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 27.3 x 18.5 cm (10 3/4 x 7 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4969

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints