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Sparrow Shell (Suzumegai), from an untitled series of Shells

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Signed

Harunobu ga 春信画

Credit Line

Asiatic Curator's Fund in memory of Marjorie K. Hussey

Japanese, Edo period, about 1769 (Meiwa 6)

Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse cat. #408; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #276.2

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 27.4 x 20.7 cm (10 13/16 x 8 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

61.599

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints