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Young Man Playing the Shakuhachi

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MFA impressions: 06.480 (first state), 11.21231 (second state), 21.4536 (fourth state, probably with revamped colors), 21.4677 (first state)

Signed

Harunobu ga 春信画

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 1768–69 (Meiwa 5–6)

Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse cat. #550; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #756, and supp. 2 (1982), pl. 559

Dimensions

Hashira-e; 65.6 x 9.8 cm (25 13/16 x 3 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.4536

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints