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Gin sekai (The Silver World)

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Inscription

None

Signed

Kitagawa Utamaro sei 喜多川歌麿製

Marks

2 printed seals, black ink, seal script Lower seal reads 歌麿 (Utamaro)

Provenance

1953, gift of Mrs. Jared K. Morse to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 10, 1953)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Jared K. Morse in memory of Charles J. Morse

Japanese, Edo period, 1790 (Kansei 2)

Catalogue Raisonné

Asano and Clark 1995, #473

Dimensions

25.7 x 19.0 cm (10 1/8 x 7 1/2 in.) (ôhon)

Accession Number

2006.1748

Medium or Technique

Woodblock printed book; ink and color on paper

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Illustrated books