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Smoky (Kemuttai)/ Red Moorhens from Tanba Province (Tanba aka kuina), from the series Auspicious Desires on Land and Sea (Sankai medetai zue)

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No. 67 in the series.

Signed

Ichiyûsai Kuniyoshi ga (main design); Otori ga (inset) 一勇斎国芳画

Marks

Censors' seals: Kinugasa, Murata, Rat 12 Blockcutter's mark: Hori Shôji Artist's seal: kiri

Provenance

1949, gift of Porter Sargent to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Porter Sargent

Japanese, Edo period, 1852 (Kaei 5), 12th month

Catalogue Raisonné

Iwakiri 2011, #227; TNM Ukiyo-e cat. 3 (1963), #3017; the series: Robinson, Kuniyoshi (1961), list #117

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.6 x 25 cm (14 7/16 x 9 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

49.1247

Medium or Technique

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

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Asia

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