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Awabi Diver, from the series Contest of Beauties (Bijin awase)

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Poems translated in McKee 2008, p. 230; and Keyes 1985, vol. 1, p. 267.

Signed

(seal only)

Marks

Artist's seal: Kuninao

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. John Templeman Coolidge

Japanese, Edo period, about 1820 (Bunsei 3)

Catalogue Raisonné

McKee, Colored in the Year's New Light (Becker coll. exh. ca., 2008), #112; Keyes, Art of Surimono (Chester Beatty cat., 1985), vol. 1, #236

Dimensions

Shikishiban; 20.4 x 18.1 cm (8 1/16 x 7 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

RES.46.27

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (surimono); ink and color on paper

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints