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Murasaki Shikibu at Ishiyama-dera Temple, 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

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Japanese, Edo period, about 1784 (Tenmei 4)

Catalogue Raisonné

Hirano 1939, #0636; Ukiyo-e shûka 2 (1985), list #15

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 33.2 x 23.8 cm (13 1/16 x 9 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.1882

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

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