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Flower: Woman with Mirror, from the series Flowers and Birds, Wind and Moon (Kachô fûgetsu)

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Poem translated in Carpenter et al 2008, p. 313.

Inscription

Poem by Ryûôtei no Hananari: Hono niou/ hana ni kokoro mo/ midare-gami/ yû ni iwarenu/ haru no akebono 「柳桜亭江戸美也 ほの匂ふ花に心もみたれ髪ゆふにいわれぬ春の曙」

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Gototei Kunisada ga 五渡亭国貞画

Credit Line

Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund

Japanese, Edo period, about 1824 (Bunsei 7)

Catalogue Raisonné

Ôta Memorial Museum of Art, Edo engei hana zukushi (2009), #55; Carpenter et al, Reading Surimono (2008), #195; Egoyomi et surimono (Werner Schindler Bienne Coll. Cat., 1983), cat. no. 82

Dimensions

Shikishiban; 21 x 18.6 cm (8 1/4 x 7 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

00.1939

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (surimono); ink and color on paper

Collections

Asia

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