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Peony: Woman in a Black Gauze Hood, from an untitled series of beauties compared to flowers

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Eishô zu

Provenance

Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan; 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 1796–97 (Kansei 8–9)

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 8 (1980), Eishô list, #24.1; Genshoku ukiyo-e dai hyakka jiten 7 (1980), #364; Brandt, Hosoda Eishi (1977), fig. 398, list no. A60; Ukiyo-e taikei 6 (1975), #51; TNM, Ukiyo-e Prints 2 (1962), #2281

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38 x 25.3 cm (14 15/16 x 9 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4945

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints