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Young Man as Ono no Tôfu Watching a Frog

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Number for the long months are hidden in the kimono pattern.

Signed

Karan ga

Marks

Designer's seal: Ichô

Provenance

August 1919, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frederick W. Gookin; 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, 1765 (Meiwa 2)

Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse cat. #658; Ukiyo-e shûka supp. 2 (1982), pl. 630

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 26.1 x 19.9 cm (10 1/4 x 7 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.7177

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints