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Portrait of Tenjin (Sugawara Michizane)

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MFA impressions: 21.5774, 47.16

Signed

Hôgetsudo Tanchôsai Okumura Shinmyô Bunkaku Masanobu kinzu

Marks

Artist's seal: Tanchôsai

Provenance

1947, gift of Miss Lucy T. Aldrich to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Lucy T. Aldrich

Japanese, Edo period, 1740s

Catalogue Raisonné

Clark, Morse, Virgin, and Hockley, Dawn of the Floating World (2000-1), #77 (this impression); Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan 2, British Museum II (1988), fig. 33; Waterhouse, Images of Eighteenth-Century Japan (1975), #30

Dimensions

65.7 x 23.5 cm (25 7/8 x 9 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

47.16

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (urushi-e); ink on paper, with hand-applied color and nikawa

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Asia

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