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Rokurokubi (Long-necked monster)

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Long months on the background screen, short months on its brocade border.

Signed

Kyosen gakô

Provenance

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, 1765 (Meiwa 2)

Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse cat. #648; Ukiyo-e shûka supp. 2 (1982), pl. 622

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 26.7 x 18.4 cm (10 1/2 x 7 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.7174

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints