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Artist: Utagawa Kunisada (歌川国貞) / Toyokuni III (三代豊国)

Print: Praying for Rain (Amagoi - 雨乞 ) from the series
Modern Beauties as the Seven Komachi (Tōsei bijin Nana Komachi - 当世美人七小町)

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Dates: circa 1821 - 1822,created
Dimensions: 15.375 in,10.25 in,Overall dimensions
Medium: Japanese woodblock print
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Signed: Gototei Kunisada ga (五渡亭国貞画)
Publisher: Kawaguchiya Uhei
Censor's seal: kiwame

Related links: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston - another print from this series: Parrot; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston - another print from this series: Gravepost; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston - another print from this series: Washing the book;

Physical description:

There is another copy of this print in the Hagi Uragami Museum.

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The text in the carouche reads: Kotowari ya/ hi no moto nareba/ teri mo sen/ saritote wa mata/ ame ga shita to wa

ことわりや日のもとならばてりもせめさりとてはまたあめかしたとは