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Shibai mukashi nishiki (Old Brocade Prints of the Stage)

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Signed

Katsukawa Shunshô 勝川春章画

Marks

Red collector's seal of Ishizuka Hôkaishi in 3 places. Shunshô seal printed, black, urn-shaped.

Provenance

"Ross, April 5, 1917" written in pencil on last page

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Japanese, Edo period, 1771–72 (Meiwa 8–An'ei 1)

Catalogue Raisonné

Hillier, Art of the Japanese Book (1987), vol. 1, pp. 337-9

Dimensions

20.5 x 15.2 cm (chûbon)

Accession Number

2006.1790

Medium or Technique

Woodblock printed book; ink and color on paper

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Illustrated books