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Signed

Nihon giga Kaigetsu matsuyô Doshin zu

Marks

Artist's seal: Doshin

Provenance

Purchased December 2, 1902, source unknown. Formerly in the collection of Prince Konoe, Kyoto

Credit Line

Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund

Japanese, Edo period, early to mid–1710s

  • Artist Kaigetsudô Doshin, Japanese, active about 1711–1736
  • Publisher Nakaya, Japanese, active Shôtoku-Kyôhô eras, 1711–1736
Catalogue Raisonné

MFA, Printed Treasures (2008), #1; Clark, Morse, Virgin, and Hockley, Dawn of the Floating World (2000-1), #85; Ukiyo-e shûka 1 (1983), pl. 1

Dimensions

Vertical ô-ôban; 55.6 x 31.1 cm (21 7/8 x 12 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

02.846

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (tan-e); ink on paper, with hand-applied color

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints