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Maker(s):Katsukawa Shunshō
Culture:Japanese (1726–1792)
Title:The Syllable "He," from the series "Refined Brocade Prints of the Tales of Ise" ('Fūryū nishiki-e Ise monogatari')
Date Made:ca. 1770–1773
Type:Print
Materials:woodblock print
Measurements:overall: 8 3/4 in x 6 3/16 in; 22.2 cm x 15.7 cm
Accession Number:  AC 2005.363
Credit Line:Gift of William Green
2005-363.jpg

Description:
vertical koban; half aiban; nishiki-e; iroha

Label Text:
This print is signed at lower-left "Shunshō ga" ('drawn by Shunshō'). The syllable "he" can be seen at upper-left, written within a circle. The Mead owns another print from this series: AC 2005.365.

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