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『蝶千種』
A Thousand Butterflies (Chō senshu)

Artist:
Kamisaka Sekka (Japanese, 1866–1942)
Period:
Meiji period (1868–1912)
Date:
1904
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Set of two woodblock printed books (orihon, accordion-style); ink and color on paper
Dimensions:
each: 9 13/16 × 7 1/16 in. (25 × 18 cm)
Classification:
Illustrated Books
Credit Line:
Purchase, Mary and James G. Wallach Foundation Gift, 2013
Accession Number:
2013.804a, b
Not on view
Arthur and Charlotte Vershbow , Newton, MA (until d. 2012) ; Israel Goldman
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