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Two Women under an Umbrella

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The design is illustrated in Ukiyo-e taika shûsei 11 (1931), #7, with the signature "Eishi ga" and mark of publisher Nishimuraya Yohachi; but it has different textile patterns and appears to be from entirely different blocks.

Signed

Unsigned

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, Meiji era?,

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 8 (1980), Eishi list, #187; Ukiyo-e taika shûsei 11 (1931), #7 (different blocks)

Dimensions

Hashira-e; 61.1 x 12 cm (24 1/16 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.4839

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints