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The Syllable Ya, from the series Tales of Ise in Fashionable Brocade Prints (Fûryû nishiki-e Ise monogatari)

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No. 29 in the series of 48. The series was apparently published in the form of two orihon albums, the first volume (24 designs on 12 aiban sheets) in about 1770, the second volume in about 1772-73. The complete set, in two volumes: 2006.1795.

Signed

Shunshô ga 春章画

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Jared K. Morse in memory of Charles J. Morse

Japanese, Edo period, about 1770–73 (Meiwa 7–An'ei 2)

Dimensions

Vertical koban (half aiban); 22.5 x 15.5 cm (8 7/8 x 6 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

53.2814

Medium or Technique

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

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Asia

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