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A Party Viewing the Moon across the Sumida River

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Triptych: 21.7347 (left), 21.7348 (center), 21.7349 (right) MFA impressions: 06.1282VR (06.1282, 11.13996, 11.13997), 11.40057 (right sheet only), 21.7347-9

Signed

Kiyonaga ga (on each sheet) 清長画

Provenance

April 1914, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Ito; 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 1787 (Tenmei 7)

Object Place

Catalogue Raisonné

Hirano 1939, #0846; Ukiyo-e shûka 2 (1985), list #43

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 38.5 x 77.5 cm (15 3/16 x 30 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

21.7347-9

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints