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A Dust Heap in the Floating World

Signed

Utagawa Kunitane ga

Provenance

Babcock(?). Source unknown

Credit Line

Source unidentified

Japanese, Edo period, about 1830s

Dimensions

Overall: 17.7 x 11.9 cm (6 15/16 x 4 11/16 in.); chûbon

Accession Number

1997.944

Medium or Technique

manuscript for a woodblack printed book; ink on paper

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Illustrated books