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Man Falling Backward, Startled by a Woman's Ghost over a River

A work made of color woodblock print; hosoban diptych.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of color woodblock print; hosoban diptych.

Date:

c. 1782

Artist:

Katsukawa Shunsho 勝川 春章 (Japanese, 1726-1792)

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of Asia

Artist

Katsukawa Shunsho

Title

Man Falling Backward, Startled by a Woman's Ghost over a River

Place

Japan (Artist's nationality:)

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1777–1787

Medium

Color woodblock print; hosoban diptych

Dimensions

Right: 31.5 × 14.2 cm (12 3/8 × 5 9/16 in.); Left: 31.7 × 14.2 cm (12 1/2 × 5 9/16 in.)

Credit Line

Clarence Buckingham Collection

Reference Number

1938.497

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