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Two Dancers of Tachibana-chô

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Inscription

Poem: Fumi wa moshi/ toriotishite ka/ hototogisu

Signed

Kiyonaga ga 清長画

Provenance

Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan; 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 1778 (Tenmei 8)

Catalogue Raisonné

Hirano 1939, #0111; Ukiyo-e shûka 2 (1985), list #436; Pins, The Japanese Pillar Print (1982), #671

Dimensions

Hashira-e; 69.3 x 11.7 cm (27 5/16 x 4 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.5555

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints