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Waterfall Seen from Behind at Nikkô (Nikkô urami taki), from an untitled series of landscapes

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Robinson suggests a date of ca. 1840 for the series; but Levine and Harkins state that the design is one of an album of eight landscapes, published by Wakita in Osaka around the turn of the twentieth century, after original designes by Kuniyoshi.

Signed

Ichiyûsai Kuniyoshi ga 一勇斎国芳画

Marks

Artist's seal: toshidama

Provenance

1949, gift of Porter Sargent to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Porter Sargent

Japanese, Meiji-era, early 20th century

Catalogue Raisonné

Levine and Harkins, "A Posthumously Published Print Album by Kuniyoshi," Impressions 11 (summer 1985); another print in the series: Robinson, Kuniyoshi (1961), pl. 46

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 26.5 x 37.5 cm (10 7/16 x 14 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

49.1251

Medium or Technique

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

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