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Sparrow Hawk (Yôkin) and Camellia, reprinted from the album Kaihaku raikin zui (A Compendium of Pictures of Birds Imported from Overseas)

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Later edition, with added signatures and seals, of designes from an album first published in 1789 and reprinted in 1793.

Signed

Keisai sha

Marks

Artist's seal: Kitao Masayoshi

Provenance

June, 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from L. E. Charnley; 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, 1790s

Catalogue Raisonné

RISD, Yomigaeru bi (1990), #23 (first edition?); Keyes, The Art of Surimono (Chester Beatty cat.), vol. 2 (1985), p. 434, #15 (first edition)

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 22.8 x 36.7 cm (9 x 14 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.5794

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints