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Caged Birds, from the series Twelve Assorted Birds (Shochô jûnikin)

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MFA impressions: 06.2523.1, 21.4878

Signed

Eishi ga 栄之画

Marks

Censor's seal: kiwame 改印: 極

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Japanese, Edo period, about 1791 (Kansei 3)

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 8 (1980), Eishi list, #160.6; the series: Brandt, Hosoda Eishi (1977), list nos. 105-7 (this design not mentioned)

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 28 x 18.5 cm (11 x 7 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

06.2523.1

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

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