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The Spirit-Returning Incense (Hangonkô)

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Diptych: 67.650 (left), 67.651 (right) MFA impressions: 21.8170 (right sheet only), 67.650-1 (complete diptych) Numbers for the long and short months are hidden in the clothing patterns.

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Unsigned

Credit Line

Gift of Nathan Chaikin

Japanese, Edo period, 1765 (Meiwa 2)

Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse cat. #638-39; Ukiyo-e shûka supp. 2 (1982), pls. 614-5; Gentles, AIC cat. II (1965), pp. 173-4, #s 4, 4A

Dimensions

Vertical chûban diptych; 26.2 x 37 cm (10 5/16 x 14 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

67.650-1

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints