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Dream of a Beauty (Kajin no yume), frontispiece illustration from the literary magazine Bungei kurabu, vol. 10, no. 7

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Signed

(seals only)

Provenance

Various dealers: primarily in London and Tokyo. Purchased between 1985-1999.

Credit Line

Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection

Japanese, Meiji era, 1904 (Meiji 37), May 1

Catalogue Raisonné

Yamada, Mokuhan kuchi-e sôran (2005), photo p. 273; Yamada, "Bijin kuchi-e...," Ukiyo-e geijutsu 147 (2004), p. 47, fig. 3; Yamada, "Bungei Kurabu...," Ukiyo-e geijutsu 144 (2002), photo p. 76

Dimensions

29.5 x 22.2 cm (11 5/8 x 8 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

2000.131

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints