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A Picnic Party in Autumn

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Diptych (two sheets of incomplete triptych): 06.692a-b MFA impressions: 06.692a-b (two right sheets only), 21.7341-3 (complete triptych)

Signed

Shunchô ga (on each sheet) 春潮画

Marks

Artist's seal: Chûrin

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Japanese, Edo period, about 1785–95 (late Tenmei to early Kansei era)

Catalogue Raisonné

Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 6, Musee Guimet I (1990), pl. 142; Hillier, Vever cat. 2 (1976), #510; Ukiyo-e taisei 6 (1931), #187

Dimensions

Vertical ôban diptych; overall: 36.9 x 49.7 cm (14 1/2 x 19 9/16 in.), image (a): 36.9 x 24.9 cm (14 1/2 x 9 13/16 in.), image (b): 36.9 x 24.8 cm (14 1/2 x 9 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

06.692a-b

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints