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Young Couple with Fuji, Falcon, and Eggplants

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Right sheet of incomplete diptych. MFA impressions: 06.974-5 (complete diptych), 21.8331 (right sheet only)

Signed

Koryûsai ga 湖龍斎画

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 1775 (An'ei 4)

Catalogue Raisonné

Hockley 2003, p. 252, #F-29; Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan 2, British Museum II (1988), pl. 40; Pins, The Japanese Pillar Print (1982), #327a-b; Gentles, AIC cat. II (1965), p. 245, #135 (L sheet only); TNM Ukiyo-e cat. 1 (1960), #722 (R sheet only)

Dimensions

Hashira-e; 67.5 x 12 cm (26 9/16 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.8331

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints