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MFA impressions: 21.5570 (fan), 47.47 (square, light background), 47.48 (square, dark background)

Signed

Kyôsai 狂斎

Marks

Artist's seal: Jokû

Provenance

Formerly in the Sumitomo collection; June 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Yamanaka & Co.; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection

Japanese, Meiji era, 1885–89 (Meiji 18–22)

Catalogue Raisonné

Clark, Demon of Painting (1993), #95

Dimensions

Uchiwa-e; 22.4 x 22.6 cm (8 13/16 x 8 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.5570

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints