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Women on Balcony and Fan Peddler on Street

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Diptych: 21.7489 (top), 21.7490 (bottom) MFA imperssions: 11.13903 (top sheet only), 21.7489-90 (complete diptych)

Signed

Kiyonaga ga (on the fan held by a woman on the balcony) 清長画

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, about 1786 (Tenmei 6)

Object Place

Catalogue Raisonné

Hirano 1939, #0792; Ukiyo-e shûka 2 (1985), list #34, and pls. 49-50

Dimensions

Vertical ôban, upright diptych; 73.9 x 23.1 cm (29 1/8 x 9 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.7489-90

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints