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Parody of the Story of Yoritomo Releasing Cranes at Yuigahama

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Triptych: 21.7662 (left), 21.7663 (center), 21.7664 (right) MFA impressions: 11.14502-4, 21.7662-4

Signed

Utamaro hitsu (on each sheet) 歌麿筆

Provenance

Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan; 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 1805 (Bunka 2)

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #269.1-3, and pls. 194-6; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 30.2.1-3; Yoshida, Utamaro zenshû (1941), #616

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 38.3 x 73.9 cm (15 1/16 x 29 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.7662-4

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints