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Kunai-kyô (or Sei Shônagon?), from an untitled series of classical beauties

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Prints in the set: Ono no Komachi, 21.5479 Lady Ise (or Akazome Emon?), 21.5613 Murasaki Shikibu, 11.1882 Kunai-kyô (or Sei Shônagon?), 34.1289 Nyosan no Miya, 19.61

Signed

Kiyonaga ga 清長画

Credit Line

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston—Art Institute of Chicago exchange

Japanese, Edo period, about 1784 (Tenmei 4)

Catalogue Raisonné

Hirano 1939, #0637; Ukiyo-e shûka 2 (1985), list #16; Ukiyo-e shûka 5, AIC 2 (1980), pl. 168

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 35.3 x 23.8 cm (13 7/8 x 9 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

34.1289

Medium or Technique

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

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