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Young Woman Riding a Turtle (Parody of the Story of Urashima Tarô), first state

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MFA impressions: first state: 21.4594; second state: 11.19424 The first state is a calendar for 1765; in the second state, the calendrical markings have been removed.

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Provenance

Formerly in E. F. Fenollosa collection (#106); 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. #046; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #133.1, and supp. 1 (1982), pl. 84

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 19.4 x 17.9 cm (7 5/8 x 7 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4594

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints