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未月
The Seventh Month (Fumizuki)

Artist:
Suzuki Harunobu (Japanese, 1725–1770)
Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
ca. 1865
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Polychrome woodblock print; ink and color on paper
Dimensions:
14 x 3 in. (35.6 x 7.6 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Henry L. Phillips Collection, Bequest of Henry L. Phillips, 1939
Accession Number:
JP2767
Not on view
One of a series of calendar prints, this image of a girl standing on a veranda represents the seventh day of the seventh month, when the Tanabata Festival is celebrated by hanging poem slips on branches of bamboo, which can be seen in the mist above her head.
Signature: Harunobu ga
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