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Ono no Komachi Standing beside a Stream, 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


Kiyonaga ga 清長画


Formerly in the collection of Arthur Davison Ficke; February 10, 1920, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding at Ficke sale; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection

Japanese, Edo period, about 1784 (Tenmei 4)

Catalogue Raisonné

Hirano 1939, #0634; Ukiyo-e shûka 2 (1985), list #13; Ukiyo-e shûka 12 (1980), Guimet pl. 78


Vertical ôban; 37.0 x 24.7 cm (14 9/16 x 9 3/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

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