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Signed

Nihon-e Miyagawa Chôshun zu

Marks

seal: Chôshun no in

Provenance

1956, gift of Sumitomo Kichizaemon, Osaka to Howard Hibbett, Arlington, MA; 2009, gift of Howard Hibbett to the MFA. (Accession date: September 16, 2009)

Credit Line

Gift of Howard Hibbett

Japanese, Edo period, 18th century

Dimensions

Image: 77.1 x 38.3 cm (30 3/8 x 15 1/16 in.) Lender accessory (Box): 86.4 x 12.7 cm (34 x 5 in.) Overall: mounting height 165.5 cm (65 3/16 in.), mounting width including jiku 54 cm (21 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

2009.3998

Medium or Technique

Hanging scroll; ink, color, gold, and silver on paper

Collections

Asia

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