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Rectitude: Looking at picture books by candlelight, from the series Five Constancies

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Suzuki Harunobu, Rectitude: Looking at picture books by candlelight, from the series Five Constancies, ca. 1767, chūban nishiki-e (color woodblock print) with embossing on paper, Bequest of Winslow B. Ayer, public domain, 35.39

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Title

Rectitude: Looking at picture books by candlelight, from the series Five Constancies

Related Titles

series (translated): Five Constancies

series (transliterated): Gojô

Artist

Suzuki Harunobu (Japanese, 1725?-1770)

Date

ca. 1767

Medium

chūban nishiki-e (color woodblock print) with embossing on paper

Dimensions (H x W x D)

sheet: 11 1/8 in x 8 1/16 in

Inscriptions & Markings

signature: Suzuki Harunobu ga

inscription: 義 何事も身をへりくだり理をわかちいつわりなきを義とハいぐべき Gi (Rectitude): Nanigoto mo mi wo herikudari ri wo wakachi itsuwara naki wo gi to wa iubeki M. Graybill 12/11/11

Collection Area

Asian Art; Graphic Arts

Category

Prints

Japanese Traditional Prints

Object Type

relief print

Culture

Japanese

Credit Line

Bequest of Winslow B. Ayer

Accession Number

35.39

Copyright

public domain

Terms

Japanese woodblock prints

nishiki-e

paper

relief printing

relief prints

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