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A Top Courtesan Applying Makeup in Her Boudoir (Meikun keichû no yosooi)

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MFA impressions: 11.14238, 21.6480

Signed

Utamaro hitsu 歌麿筆

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 1800 (Kansei 12)

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #310; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 162.1.1

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.8 x 25.4 cm (14 7/8 x 10 in.)

Accession Number

21.6480

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints