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Women Buying Potted Plants from a Street Vendor, from the series Current Manners in Eastern Brocade (Fûzoku Azuma no nishiki)

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MFA impressions: 11.30357, 21.5473


Kiyonaga ga 清長画


Formerly in the collection of Charles Jacquin; January 20, 1921, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding at January 17-22, 1921 sale of Mr. Charles Jacquin's collection at the Walpole Galleries, New York, lot #270(?); 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 1784 (Tenmei 4)

Catalogue Raisonné

Hirano 1939, #0583; Ôta Memorial Museum of Art, Edo engei hana zukushi (2009), #12; Ukiyo-e shûka 2 (1985), list #8.12; Ukiyo-e shûka 12 (1980), pl. 130 (Bibliotheque National)


Vertical ôban; 39.2 x 24.6 cm (15 7/16 x 9 11/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

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