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The Tale of the Bamboo Cutter: The Shining Princess (Taketori monogatari, Kaguya-hime), from the series Illustrations of Stories from Ancient Times (Kodai monogatari zue)

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Signed

Hiroshige ga 広重画

Marks

Censor's seal: Muramatsu

Provenance

February 1916, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright; 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, 1843–47 (Tenpô 14–Kôka 4)

Catalogue Raisonné

Series: Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 230, fan prints #37 (this design not listed)

Dimensions

Uchiwa-e on horizontal aiban sheet; 23.1 x 29.9 cm (9 1/8 x 11 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.10120

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

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