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Shaving the Eyebrows, from the series Ten Types in the Physiognomic Study of Women (Fujin sôgaku juttai)

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Kansô Utamaro (Utamaro the Physiognomist) 観相歌麿

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, 1802–03 (Kyôwa 2–3)

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #326.9; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 65.3.1; Ukiyo-e taisei 7 (1931), #244

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38.3 x 25.6 cm (15 1/16 x 10 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.6509

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints