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Maker(s):Kitagawa Utamaro I
Culture:Japanese (1753-1806)
Title:Advertisements and Publisher's Colophon, from the illustrated book Momo Chidori Kyoka Awase [Myriad Birds: A Kyoka Competition], second edition
Date Made:1791
Type:Print
Materials:Woodblock print (woodcut); sumizuri-e, ink on paper
Place Made:Asia; Japan
Narrative Inscription:  INSCRIPTION: recto, ctr. r. (black ink): [Japanese character, Momo Chidori Kyoka Awase / Akamatsu Kinkei sen / Mae itsusatsu / Go itsusatsu / [ill.]]; INSCRIPTION: recto, ctr. r. (black ink): [Japanese character,Ikyoku Tansei Jo / Ru / Ni satsu / Sanjuroku [ill.]]; INSCRIPTION: recto, ctr. r. (black ink): [Japanese character, Ehon Fukujuso / Negotoken Birin sen / itsusatsu / Fukuju no hito [ill]]; INSCRIPTION: recto, ctr. r. (black ink): [Japanese character, Fugen Zo / Tsuburi Hikaru sen / itsusatsu / hana no meisho o [ill.]]; INSCRIPTION: recto, ctr. (black ink): [Japanese character, [ill.]]; INSCRIPTION: recto, ctr. l. (black ink): [Japanese character, Gako Kitagawa Utamaro]; SEAL: recto, lwr. l. (black ink): [Japanese character, Utamaro]; INSCRIPTION: recto, ctr. l. (black ink): [Japanese character, Shorin / Toto Tokiwabashi Suki Kita e Hachi Chome Tori Abura Cho / Jihon Soshi Tonya / Tsutaya Juzanburo Shi]; SEAL: recto, upp. l. (red ink): [Japanese character, [ill.] [ill.]].
Accession Number:  MH 1973.425.Q.RII
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Louis C. Black
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Description:
A double page of Japanese Kyoka calligraphy: advertisements and publisher's colophon from vol. 1 of the two-volume illustrated book Momo Chidori Kyoka Awase (Myriad Birds: A Kyoka Competition). Book illustrations by Kitagaw Utamaro I. Calligraphy by Kishi Bunsho, a kyoka pupil of Ippitsusai Buncho. Publisher is Tsutaya Juzaburo (Koshodo).

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