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Sunset Glow of the Lamp, from the series Eight Views of the Parlor (Zashiki hakkei)

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Second state, without signature and seal of Kyosen, but with Harunobu signature added. MFA impressions: 11.20212 (third state), 21.4413 (second state)

Signed

Harunobu ga 春信画

Provenance

February 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from J. Clarence Webster Collection; 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, about 1766 (Meiwa 3)

Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse cat. #129; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #512.5.2, and supp. 1 (1982), pl. 219

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 28.5 x 21.1 cm (11 1/4 x 8 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4413

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints