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Asian Art
Artist: Tanaka Masunobu, Japanese, active 1740–71

The Umbrella Leap

3rd quarter of 18th century

Ukiyo-e: polychrome woodblock print, hashira-e (pillar print)

27 1/2 × 4 7/8 in. (69.8 × 12.4 cm)
Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Gift of Mrs. William H. Moore
1950.563
Geography: 
Japan
Culture: 
Japanese
Period: 
Edo period (1615–1868)
Classification: 
Works on Paper - Prints
Provenance: 

Mrs. William H. Moore (1858–1955), New York, to 1950; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

George J. Lee, Edo Culture in Japanese prints, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1972), 42, no. 8.

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