User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

The Priestess Osute of the Tomigaoka Shrine (Tomigaoka miko Osute)

Start collecting

Signed

Kiyonaga ga 清長画

Provenance

November 1912, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright; 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 1782 (Tenmei 2)

Catalogue Raisonné

Hirano 1939, #0413; Ukiyo-e shûka 2 (1985), list #481; Pins, The Japanese Pillar Print (1982), #640

Dimensions

Hashira-e; 67.4 x 11.1 cm (26 9/16 x 4 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.5567

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints