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The Third Princess (Nyosan no Miya) and Her Cat

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Inscription

Poem: Yûyami wa/ michi tadotadoshi/ tsuki machite/ kaere waga seko/ sono ma ni mo min

Signed

Suzuki Harunobu hitsu

Marks

Artist's seal: Harunobu

Provenance

June 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Sumitomo Collection; 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 1760–62 (Hôreki 10–12)

Catalogue Raisonné

Hiraki Ukiyo-e Foundation, Nyan to mo neko darake/ Cats of Many Varieties (2012), p. 12; Waterhouse cat. #007; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #93, and supp. 1 (1982), pl. 1

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 41.4 x 28.7 cm (16 5/16 x 11 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4983

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints