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A Fashionable Parody of the Story of the Ataka Barrier (Fûryû Ataka no seki)

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Triptych: 21.7741 (left), 21.7742 (center), 21.7743 (right)

Signed

Toyokuni ga (on each sheet) 豊国画

Marks

Censor's seal: kiwame 改印: 極

Provenance

Formerly in Tebbs collection; March 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding at Tebbs sale, Sotheby's; 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 1792–94 (Kansei 4–6)

Catalogue Raisonné

Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 11, Museo d'Arte Orientale, Genoa, II (1989), pl. 50

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych

Accession Number

21.7741-3

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints