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The Pure Red Shell (Masuho-gai), from the series A Matching Game with the Genroku Poem Shells (Genroku kasen kai awase)

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Signed

Getchi rôjin Iitsu hitsu 月癖老人為一筆

Provenance

1937, acquired from the Fogg Museum in exchange for 17.1454. (Accession Date: April 1, 1937)

Credit Line

Gift of Horatio Greenough Curtis

Japanese, Edo period, 1821 (Bunsei 4)

Catalogue Raisonné

Calza, Hokusai (2003), V.7.5; Mirviss w/ Carpenter, Jewels of Japanese Printmaking (2000), #8; Polster & Marks, Surimono (1980), p. 243

Dimensions

Shikishiban; 20 x 17.8 cm (7 7/8 x 7 in.)

Accession Number

37.335

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (surimono); ink and color on paper

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Asia

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