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Woman Reading a Letter While Riding a Crane; Parody of Fei Zhangfang

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Harunobu ga 春信画

Credit Line

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston—Worcester Art Museum exchange, made possible through the Special Korean Pottery Fund, Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution, and Smithsonian Institution—Chinese Expedition, 1923–24

Japanese, Edo period, about 1766–67 (Meiwa 3–4)

Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse cat. #184; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #389, and supp. 1 (1982), pl. 247

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 26.9 x 20.1 cm (10 9/16 x 7 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.54.69

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

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Prints