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Combing the Hair, from the series Ten Types in the Physiognomic Study of Women (Fujin sôgaku juttai)

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Signed

Kansô Utamaro (Utamaro the physiognomist) 観相歌麿

Provenance

1918, gift of Captain John C. Phillips to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 16, 1918)

Credit Line

Gift of Captain John C. Phillips

Japanese, Edo period, about 1802–03 (Kyôwa 2–3)

Catalogue Raisonné

Asano and Clark 1995, #406; Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #326.1; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 65.1.1

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.3 x 26.3 cm (14 11/16 x 10 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

18.304

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper

Collections

Asia

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