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The Tanabata Festival, from the series Comparison of the Customs of the Five Festivals in Eastern Japan (Azuma fûzoku gosekku awase)

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Signed

Shikô ga

Provenance

Formerly in the collection of Arthur Davison Ficke; February 10, 1920, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding at Ficke sale; 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 1795–1801 (late Kansei era)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38.4 x 24.9 cm (15 1/8 x 9 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.5893

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

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