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Travellers on the Road at Miho no Matsubara

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Diptych: 21.7435 (left), 21.7436 (right) MFA impressions: 11.14396 (left sheet only), 21.7435-6 (complete diptych)

Signed

Utamaro ga (on each sheet) 歌麿画

Provenance

September 1911, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from the E. F. Fenollosa collection; 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 1787–88 (Tenmei 7–8)

Object Place

Catalogue Raisonné

Asano and Clark 1995, #38; Jenkins et al, The Floating World Revisited (1993), #IV-12; Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #7.1-2, and pls. 24-5; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 4.1.1-2

Dimensions

Vertical ôban diptych; 38 x 51 cm (14 15/16 x 20 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.7435-6

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints