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Somenosuke of the Matsubaya, kamuro Wakagi and Wakaba (Matsubaya uchi Somenosuke, Wakagi, Wakaba), from the series Supreme Beauties of the Present Day (Tôji zensei bijin-zoroe)

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Utamaro hitsu 歌麿筆

Provenance

Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan; 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, 1794 (Kansei 6)

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #229.4.3

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37 x 26 cm (14 9/16 x 10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.6404

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints