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Two Beauties, from the series Beauties of the Eastern Quarter (Tôhô bijin no zu)

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Provenance

Formerly in the Sumitomo collection; June 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Yamanaka & Co.; 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 1775 (An'ei 4)

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e taikei 3 (1976), #272; the series: Waterhouse, Images of Eighteenth-Century Japan (1975), #126 (this design mentioned but not illustrated)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38.3 x 25.8 cm (15 1/16 x 10 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.5859

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints