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The Setsubun Ceremony (Exorcising Demons from the House By Throwing Beans at Them)

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Diptych (probably two left sheet of triptych): 21.7441 (left), 21.7442 (right) Unidentified publisher's mark, Genshoku #1007.

Signed

Eishô ga (on each sheet) 栄昌画

Marks

Censor's seal: kiwame (on each sheet) 改印: 極

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,

Object Place

Dimensions

Vertical aiban diptych; 33.7 x 45.6 cm (13 1/4 x 17 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.7441-2

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints