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The Third Princess (Nyosan no miya) and Her Cat

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MFA impressions: 11.19508, 21.4654

Signed

Suzuki Harunobu ga

Provenance

August 1919, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frederick W. Gookin; 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 1767–68 (Meiwa 4–5)

Catalogue Raisonné

Hiraki Ukiyo-e Foundation, Nyan to mo neko darake/ Cats of Many Varieties (2012), p. 14; Waterhouse cat. #305; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #382, and supp. 1 (1982), pl. 308

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 27 x 20.3 cm (10 5/8 x 8 in.)

Accession Number

21.4654

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints