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The Third Princess (Nyosan no Miya) and Her Cat, 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

Provenance

1919, sold by Mr. Lodge to the MFA (Accession Date: February 27, 1919)

Credit Line

Francis Gardner Curtis Fund

Japanese, Edo period, about 1784 (Tenmei 4)

Catalogue Raisonné

Hirano 1939, #0638, and pl. LX; Ukiyo-e shûka 2 (1985), list #17, pl. 41

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38.9 x 26 cm (15 5/16 x 10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

19.61

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

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