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A Scene of the Southern Station (Minami eki no kei), from the series Contest of Contemporary Beauties of the Pleasure Quarters (Tôsei yûri bijin awase)

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MFA impressions: 06.1268, 21.5641

Signed

Kiyonaga ga 清長画

Provenance

March 1914, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from H. Appleton collection; 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, about 1783 (Tenmei 3)

Catalogue Raisonné

Hirano 1939, #0339; Ukiyo-e shûka 2 (1985), list #3.13, and pl. 2

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 39.4 x 26.3 cm (15 1/2 x 10 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.5641

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints