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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1933.4.1514
People
Utagawa Kunisada, Japanese (Katsushika, Musashi 1786 - 1864)
Title
Woman Reading Libretto for Butterflies Amidst Flowers (Hana no chō)
Classification
Prints
Work Type
surimono, print
Date
c. 1823-1825
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, Japan
Period
Edo period, 1615-1868
Culture
Japanese
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/207814
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Woodblock print (surimono); ink, color, and metallic pigments on paper
Technique
Woodblock print
Dimensions
Shikishiban: H. 22.0 cm x W. 18.8 cm (8 11/16 x 7 3/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: Ōju Kunisada ga
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of the Friends of Arthur B. Duel
Accession Year
1933
Object Number
1933.4.1514
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Commissioned by Ryūōtei Edo no Hananari (Sono no Kōchō).
Publication History

Edythe Polster and Alfred H. Marks, Surimono: Prints by Elbow, Lovejoy Press (Washington D.C., 1980), p. 297

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