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Takamura of the Komatsuya, from an untitled series known as Folded Love Letters

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Signed

Ippitsusai Bunchô ga 一筆斎文調画

Marks

Artist's seal: Mori uji

Provenance

1954, by exchange from Worcester Art Museum to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 8, 1954)

Credit Line

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston—Worcester Art Museum exchange, made possible through the Special Korean Pottery Fund, Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution, and Smithsonian Institution—Chinese Expedition, 1923–24

Japanese, Edo period, about 1769–70 (Meiwa 6–7)

Catalogue Raisonné

The series: Clark et al, The Actor's Image (1994), pl. 11 (this design mentioned but not illustrated); Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Bunchô list, #316 (this design not included); Ukiyo-e taikei 3 (1976), #67 (this design not illustrated)

Dimensions

Hosoban; 29.4 x 14.1 cm (11 9/16 x 5 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

54.491

Medium or Technique

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

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Asia

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