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Satô Tadanobu Killing Yokawa Kakuhan (Calendar for 1765)

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The small red seal at right gives the cyclical date, and calendrical numbers are hidden in the clothing and the snow on the cliff. No other impression is known.

Signed

Blockcutter: Chôkô Takahashi Gyokushi

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. #702; Ukiyo-e shûka supp. 2 (1982), pl. 665

Dimensions

Horizontal chûban; 20.4 x 27.4 cm (8 1/16 x 10 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.6309

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints